Accession Number : ADA111670

Title :   Paradoxical Results from Inada's Conditions for Majority Rule.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA INST FOR MATHEMATICAL STUDIES IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Raynaud,Herve

PDF Url : ADA111670

Report Date : Mar 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The conclusion of this paper however paradoxical is simple: Arrow-Black's and Inada's conditions on triples do not allow more diversity individual orders than the more restrictive looking Black's condition with a reference order. If one considers that the culture imposes one of these conditions to the individual, and that a measure of his freedom consists in the number of different opinions he is allowed to have (in order to have the right to vote), no more is offered by the conditions on triples only.

Descriptors :   *Rank order statistics, *Profiles, *Analytic functions, *Group dynamics, Culture, Order statistics, Classification, Configurations, Sequences, Theory, Algorithms, Hypotheses, Elections

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE