Elections, information aggregation, and strategic voting

Timothy Feddersen, Wolfgang Pesendorfer

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A central role of elections is the aggregation of information dispersed within a population. This article surveys recent work on elections as mechanisms for aggregating information and on the incentives for voters to vote strategically in such elections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10572-10574
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number19
StatePublished - Sep 14 1999

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