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Collective Decision Making Applications from Public Choice Theory (RFF Press) by Clifford S. Russell

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Published by RFF Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social Sciences,
  • Social Sciences (General),
  • Sociology,
  • Constitutions,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Political Science / Constitutions,
  • Social choice,
  • Congresses

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7869528M
ISBN 10080182320X
ISBN 109780801823206

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The book reflects the richness and diversity of the field of collective decision making and shows the usefulness and adequacy of social choice and game theory for the study of it. It starts with typical social choice themes like Arrow’s Theorem and ends with typical game theoretical topics, like . In Social Choice theory, the main problem of collective decision making is normally conceived of as one of aggregating diverse individual preferences. However, in practice, objectives are often common to the individuals - whether, for instance, in the firm, or where a medical diagnosis is required - but the information available to each individual, and their ability to utilise that information optimally, : Shmuel Nitzan, Jacob Paroush. In compact format, [Collective Decision Making] includes both a useful overview of the development and literature of public choice as well as several empirical applications and research reports It is remarkable because unlike many proceedings, it is readable, its papers are concise and accessible, comments are clear and relate to the papers. In my view, these "rational choice" analyses of collective decision-making have their antecedents in the arguments of Adam Smith (, ), James Madison () and the Marquis de Condorcet () about the "design" of political institutions.

Constitutes the first book-length comprehensive analysis of "who gets what, when and how" in the Council Analyses a new and original data-set on decision-making in the Council Yields challenging new insights into the dimensions of conflict, coalition behaviour and Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. He has been there since , as a post-doctoral fellow, Associate Professor, and Professor since He has published many professional articles, primarily in the areas of urban economics, public finance, efficient public decision-making, and economic by: This book discusses collective decision making from the perspective of social choice and game theory. The chapters are written by well-known scholars in the field. The topics range from Arrow’s Theorem to the Condorcet and Ostrogorski Paradoxes, from vote distributions in . Read the full-text online edition of Collective Decision Making: Applications from Public Choice Theory (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Collective Decision Making: Applications from.

This book discusses collective decision making from the perspective of social choice and game theory. The chapters are written by well-known scholars in the field. The topics range from Arrow’s Theorem to the Condorcet and Ostrogorski Paradoxes, from vote distributions in the European Council. Collective Decision Making around the World includes chapters written by international colleagues of the Kettering Foundation. In spite of the challenge of finding accurate historical records, this volume contains six case studies describing deliberative practices in six countries: Albania, Cameroon, Colombia, New Zealand, Romania, and : Paperback. Author: Andy Blunden In The Origins of Collective Decision Making, Andy Blunden identifies three paradigms of collective decision making – Counsel, Majority and Consensus, discovers their origins in traditional, medieval and modern times, and traces their evolution over centuries up to the : Andy Blunden. The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations, published in , is a book written by James Surowiecki about the aggregation of information in groups, resulting in decisions that, he argues, are often better than could have been made by any single member of the : James Surowiecki.