Measuring Power in Weighted Voting Systems.
CORNELL UNIV ITHACA N Y DEPT OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH
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The Shapley-Shubik and Banzhaf indices for measuring power in weighted voting schemes are discussed, along with techniques for computing these in the case of a large number of voters. The application of these power indices to a large number of voting structures is reviewed, including the U.S. Electoral College. Several additional research projects are suggested. Author
- Government and Political Science