A Problem of Fair Division: Apportioning the European Parliament

Balinski, M.L. & Young, H.P. (1976). A Problem of Fair Division: Apportioning the European Parliament. IIASA Research Memorandum. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RM-76-055


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In this paper certain natural and desirable properties for apportionment are formulated, and it is shown that they lead to a unique procedure for determining solutions. This procedure is then applied to the case of the European Parliament.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Memorandum)
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
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/629

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