When is Condorcet's Jury Theorem valid?

Daniel Berend, Jacob Paroush

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Existing proofs of Condorcet's Jury Theorem formulate only sufficient conditions for its validity. This paper provides necessary and sufficient conditions for Condorcet's Jury Theorem. The framework of the analysis is the case of heterogeneous decisional competence, but the independence assumption is maintained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-488
Number of pages8
JournalSocial Choice and Welfare
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1998


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