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 School of Economics Working Paper 7