The inverse problem for power distributions in committees

@article{Kurz2016TheIP,
  title={The inverse problem for power distributions in committees},
  author={Sascha Kurz},
  journal={Social Choice and Welfare},
  year={2016},
  volume={47},
  pages={65-88}
}
Several power indices have been introduced in the literature in order to measure the influence of individual committee members on the aggregated decision. Here we ask the inverse question and aim to design voting rules for a committee such that a given desired power distribution is met as closely as possible. We present an exact algorithm for a large class… CONTINUE READING