Criteria for Proportional Representation

Balinski, M.L. & Young, H.P. (1979). Criteria for Proportional Representation. Operations Research 27 (1) 80-95. 10.1287/opre.27.1.80.

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We investigate methods to allocate seats in proportional representation systems in terms of several underlying common-sense properties. In particular, the idea of stability is introduced, and the method of Jefferson (or d'Hondt) is characterized.

Item Type: Article
Research Programs: Technology, Economy, Society (TES)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2016 14:06
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:28

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