Public Choice

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 273–285

The accuracy of group majority decisions in groups with added members

  • Scott L. Feld
  • Bernard Grofman
Article

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Condorcet de. (1785). Essai sur l'application de l'analyse a la probabilite des decisions rendues a la pluralite des voix. Paris.Google Scholar
  2. Grofman, B.N. (1975). A comment on ‘democratic theory: A preliminary mathematical model’. Public Choice 21(Spring): 100–103.Google Scholar
  3. Grofman, B.N. (1978). Judgmental competence of individuals and groups in a dichotomous choice situation. Journal of Mathematical Sociology 6(1): 47–60.Google Scholar
  4. Grofman, B.N., Owen G., and Feld, S.L. (1982). Average competence, variability in individual competence, and accuracy of statistically pooled group decisions. Psychological Reports 50: 683–688.Google Scholar
  5. Grofman, B.N., Owen G., and Feld S.L. (1983). Thirteen theorems in search of the truth. Theory and Decision 15: 261–278.Google Scholar
  6. Margolis, H. (1976). A note on incompetence. Public Choice 26: 119–129.Google Scholar
  7. Nitzan, S., and Paroush, J. (1980). Discussion Paper #8017, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.Google Scholar
  8. Nitzan, S., and Paroush, J. (1982). Optimal decision rules in uncertain dichotomous choice situations. International Economic Review 23 (2/June): 289–297.Google Scholar
  9. Owen, G., Grofman B.N., and Feld S.L. (1981). The generalized Condorcet jury theorem. Unpublished manuscript.Google Scholar
  10. Sattler, H.E. (1966). Effect of group variability on pooled group decisions. Psychological Reports 18(3): 676–678.Google Scholar
  11. Shapley, L.S., and B. Grofman (1981). Optimizing group judgmental accuracy. Unpublished manuscript.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott L. Feld
    • 1
  • Bernard Grofman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SociologyState University of New York at Stony BrookStony Brook
  2. 2.School of Social SciencesUniversity of CaliforniaIrvine

Personalised recommendations