The Jefferson Method of Apportionment

Balinski, M.L. & Young, H.P. (1976). The Jefferson Method of Apportionment. IIASA Professional Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: PP-76-006


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The Jefferson method of apportionment is characterized by three properties: consistency, house-monotonicity, and satisfying lower quota. The method of smallest devisors is characterized similarly by substituting upper quota for lower quota.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Professional Paper)
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:43
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:08

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