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Information aggregation with a continuum of types

Bozbay, Irem and Peters, Hans (2019) Information aggregation with a continuum of types Economics Letters, 180. pp. 46-49.

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Abstract

We study the problem of designing a voting rule which makes voting by cutoff strategies efficient for settings where voters have state-dependent common preferences over and vote on accepting or rejecting an issue but hold private information in the form of continuous types about the true state. We show that such rules only exist under a restrictive condition on the model parameters.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Economics
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Bozbay, Iremi.bozbay@surrey.ac.uk
Peters, Hans
Date : July 2019
DOI : 10.1016/j.econlet.2019.03.035
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2019. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Uncontrolled Keywords : Continuous types, binary voting, efficient information aggregation
Depositing User : Charlene King
Date Deposited : 25 Apr 2019 11:04
Last Modified : 16 Aug 2019 13:38
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/851692

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