Continuity and Incentive Compatibility in Cardinal Voting Mechanisms
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Is part ofCahier de recherche ; #2016-04
Publisher(s)Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques.
We show that every cardinal incentive compatible voting mechanism satisfying a continuity condition, must be ordinal. Our results apply to many standard models in mechanism design without transfers, including the standard voting models with any domain restrictions.