A One-Shot Proof of Arrow's Theorem and the Gibbard-Satterthwaite Theorem

6 Pages Posted: 28 Jun 2013

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Ning Neil Yu

Nanjing Audit University - Institute for Social and Economic Research

Date Written: June 27, 2013

Abstract

This paper provides a simple and transparent proof of a new social choice impossibility theorem. The Gibbard-Satterthwaite theorem and Arrow's impossibility theorem are straightforward corollaries.

Keywords: Arrow's impossibility theorem, Gibbard-Satterthwaite theorem, Social choice and welfare

JEL Classification: D7, D70, D71

Suggested Citation

Yu, Ning Neil, A One-Shot Proof of Arrow's Theorem and the Gibbard-Satterthwaite Theorem (June 27, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2286251 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2286251

Ning Neil Yu (Contact Author)

Nanjing Audit University - Institute for Social and Economic Research ( email )

Stanford, CA 94305
United States

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