Necessary and sufficient conditions for transitivity in voting theory

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In this paper we provide necessary and sufficient conditions for transitivity of the social preferences given by two types of social decision processes. We consider transitivity of the dominance relation of a proper simple game and that of the social preference given by the simple majority decision rule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-393
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Economic Theory
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes


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  • Economics and Econometrics

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