Voting by Committees under Constraints

Authors: Salvador Barberà, Jordi Massó and Alejandro Neme

Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 122, No 2, 185-205, June, 2005

We consider social choice problems where a society must choose a subset from a set of objects. Specifically, we characterize the families of strategy-proof voting procedures when not all possible subsets of objects are feasible, and voters' preferences are separable or additively representable.

This paper originally appeared as Barcelona GSE Working Paper 7