A behavioral power index
Kaniovski, Serguei and Leech, Dennis (2009) A behavioral power index. Working Paper. Coventry: University of Warwick, Department of Economics. Warwick economic research papers (No.831).
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We propose an empirically relevant measure of voting power that uses the information about real or assumed voting patterns conveyed by a joint probability distribution on the set of voting outcomes, and apply it to the voting data of the Supreme Court of the United States.
|Item Type:||Working or Discussion Paper (Working Paper)|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||United States. Supreme Court, Decision making, Choice (Psychology), Voting research|
|Series Name:||Warwick economic research papers|
|Publisher:||University of Warwick, Department of Economics|
|Place of Publication:||Coventry|
|Official Date:||11 March 2009|
|Number of Pages:||22|
|Institution:||University of Warwick|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
Original version published in 2007, this version updated March 11, 2009.
|Funder:||Leverhulme Trust (LT)|
|Grant number:||F/07 004/AJ (LT)|
Banzhaf, J. F. (1965). Weighted voting does not work: a mathematical analysis. Rutgers Law Review 19: 317–343.
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