On Robust Constitution Design

  title={On Robust Constitution Design},
  author={Emmanuelle Auriol and Robert J. Gary-Bobo},
  • Emmanuelle Auriol, Robert J. Gary-Bobo
  • Published 2006
We study a class of representation mechanisms, based on reports made by a random subset of agents, called representatives, in a collective choice problem with quasi-linear utilities. We do not assume the existence of a common prior probability describing the distribution of preference types. In addition, there is no benevolent planner. Decisions will be carried out by an individual who cannot be assumed impartial, a self-interested executive. These assumptions impose new constraints on… CONTINUE READING