For a fixed number n of individuals, and a given weak ordering of m alternatives, we ask: is there a profile of n preferences that maps to that ordering under Borda’s rule? Evidence is presented for a conjectured answer, which is settled except for the case of odd n and even m.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Social Choice and Welfare|
|State||Accepted/In press - Jan 19 2016|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics and Econometrics
- Social Sciences (miscellaneous)