Examples of Social Choice Rules

  • M. A. van Deemen
Part of the Theory and Decision Library book series (TDLC, volume 19)


In this chapter, three examples of social choice rules are studied; to wit, the system of majority decision, the Borda rule and the plurality rule. In addition, both an extension of the system of majority decision and the Dutch electoral system are discussed.


Social Choice Median Voter Weak Order Preference Profile Linearity Restriction 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. van Deemen
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  1. 1.University of NijmegenThe Netherlands

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