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Turnovec F. (2009), Fairness and Squareness: Fair Decision Making Rules in the EU Council?

Author(s): † prof. RNDr. Ing. František Turnovec CSc.,
Type: Articles in refereed journals
Year: 2009
Number: 4
ISSN / ISBN: ISSN 1230-1868
Published in: Operations Research and Decisions
Publishing place: Polsko
Keywords: fairness, indirect voting power, Penrose–Banzhaf power index, optimal quota, Shapley–Shubik power index, simple voting committee, square root rule
JEL codes: C71, D72, H77
Suggested Citation: Turnovec, F. (2009), Fairness and Squareness: Fair Decision Making Rules in the EU Council?. Operations Research and Decisions, No. 4, 109-124.
Grants: GACR 402/09/1066: Political Economy of Voting Behavior: Rational Voter Theory and Models of Strategic Voting IES Research Framework Institutional task (2005-2011) Integration of the Czech economy into European union and its development
Abstract: In this paper we analyze the following problem: assuming that the distribution of voting weights in a simple voting committee is fair (whatever this means), how should we set up a voting rule to guarantee that the distribution of influence (relative voting power) is as close as possible to relative voting weights.
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