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Political Science

SEMINAR IN POSITIVE POLITICAL THEORY

Political Science 507 - Spring 2021

This course will provide you with an introduction to the field of positive political theory, focusing primarily on social choice theory, mechanism design, and various proof techniques. The topics we cover will include preference aggregation, rationalizable choice, tournaments, sophisticated voting, the revelation principle, and ultimately, the implicit trade-offs made by game theoretic versus social choice theoretic approaches to modeling.
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Section 01

SEMINAR IN POSITIVE POLITICAL THEORY
INSTRUCTOR: Calvert
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