Voting Paradox

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A social dilemma characterised by 'public goods' and 'free-riders' and the fact that it is in the rational best interest for an individual sharing a public common good to free-ride
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How likely is a situation like Condorcet's paradox to arise in practice?
Condorcet's paradox assumes a worst-case scenario, where the candidates are statistically indistinguishable from one another.
"Social Homogeneity and Condorcet's Paradox." Public Choice 35 (1980):403-419.