April 2010

Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | April 22, 2010

Anonymous Procedures for Condorcet's Model: Robustness, Nonmonotonicity, and Optimality

AbstractIn Condorcet's model of information aggregation, a group of people decides among two alternatives a and b, with each person getting an independent bit of evidence about which alternative is…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | April 22, 2010

A Measure of Bizarreness

AbstractWe introduce a path-based measure of convexity to be used in assessing the compactness of legislative districts. Our measure is the probability that a district contains the shortest path between…

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