When is Condorcet's Jury Theorem valid? Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • January 1, 1998