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Voting—Determining the Will of the People

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

Voting—Determining the Will of the People

Taught by Professor Scott P. Stevens | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses

Can game theory evaluate voting systems? You apply what you've learned to several approaches and encounter a theory that no system ranking the candidates can avoid serious problems before you move on to two alternatives that might.


August 30, 2017
The professor covered a lot of different voting/ranking systems and in the very end of the lecture mentioned the way videos are ranked on the internet -- I wonder if he did so to remind his students to rank this lecture