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Quaternary dichotomous voting rules
In this paper we provide a general model of "quaternary" dichotomous voting rules (QVRs), namely, voting rules for making collective dichotomous decisions (to accept or reject a proposal), based on vote profiles in which ...
To disqualify or not to qualify: This is the other question
(Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, UPV/EHU, 2016-10-10)
In this paper we study ternary trichotomous rules, that allows for three levels of input, positive, neutral and negative and three levels of output, positive, undetermined and negative. We illustrate the interest of such ...
Emergence of Cooperation in Heterogeneous Population: A Discrete-Time Replicator Dynamics Analysis
(Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, 2013-12)
The emergence of cooperation is analyzed in heterogeneous populations where individuals can be classified in two groups according to their phenotypic appearance. Phenotype recognition is assumed for all individuals: ...
Proficiency, Attitude and Conventions in Minority Languages
(Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, UPV/EHU, 2015-10)
In this paper we study a simple mathematical model of a bilingual community in which all agents are f luent in the majority language but only a fraction of the population has some degree of pro ficiency in the minority ...
Ghost seats in the Basque Parliament
(Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, UPV/EHU, 2015-04-24)
In elections voters have generally four options: to abstain, to cast a blank vote, to cast a null vote, or to vote for a candidate or party. This last option is a positive expression of support, while the other three options ...