Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/213301
Authors: 
Müller, Michael
Puppe, Clemens
Year of Publication: 
2020
Series/Report no.: 
KIT Working Paper Series in Economics 138
Abstract: 
We study a model in which agents with single-peaked preferences can participate in a costly voting procedure to determine the value of a one-dimensional variable. We show that, for all positive participation cost and all profiles of individual preferences, there exists a (generically) unique equilibrium with (at most) one single participant whenever the voting mechanism is strategy-proof, anonymous, and responsive in the sense that the outcome reacts to a unanimous move of the votes of all agents in the same direction.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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