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Course ID:POLS 4071. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Choice and Elections
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Description:
Introduces students to the mathematics of social choice theory and its application to elections. Topics include problems with preference aggregation, Arrow's impossibility theorem, Sen's liberal paradox, and the paradox of apportionment. The course helps students understand the pragmatic and philosophical issues related to democratic decision making and elections.
Athena Title:SOC CHOICE & ELEC
Prerequisite:(POLS 1101 or POLS 1105H) and (POLS 2000 or POLS 2000H)
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Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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