The fragility of information aggregation in large elections

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In a common-values election where voters receive a signal about which candidate is superior, suppose there is a small amount of uncertainty about the conditional likelihood of the signal’s outcome, given the correct candidate. Once this uncertainty is resolved, the signal is i.i.d. across agents. Information can then fail to aggregate. The candidate less… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2011.03.004

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@article{Mandler2012TheFO, title={The fragility of information aggregation in large elections}, author={Michael Mandler}, journal={Games and Economic Behavior}, year={2012}, volume={74}, pages={257-268} }