Benny Moldovanu How Can Parliaments Optimally Organize Voting Procedures?
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Parliaments and parliamentary committees can resolve binary decisions by simple majority voting. In this video, BENNY MOLDOVANU considers the impact of voting procedures on more complex decisions, analyzing factors including the order and sequencing of votes. Modeling the games that specific voting procedures induce, the work also compares the theoretical outcomes to what actually happens in parliamentary practice. Identifying procedures that enable parliamentarians to vote sincerely, the research is highly relevant to existing legislative bodies as well as to those in new democracies.
LT Video Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.21036/LTPUB10750
Content-Based Agendas and Qualified Majorities in Sequential Voting
- Andreas Kleiner and Benny Moldovanu
- American Economic Review
- Published in 2017