Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Sep, 1975, Volume 43, Issue 5

The Continuity of Majority Rule Equilibrium<853:TCOMRE>2.0.CO;2-W
p. 853-866

A. T. Denzau, R. P. Parks

Under the assumption of single peaked preferences, the majority rule equilibrium considered as a correspondence from the voters' preference peaks is shown to be continuous. We also complement the work of Fishburn [6], who first presented a general location theorem for majority rule equilibriums, by dropping the assumptions that the alternative set is finite and that voters' preferences are strict partial orders.

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