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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The paradox of voting has proven to be something of a "roach motel" for rational choice theorists: entering the debate has proven much easier than emerging from it unscathed.
If proven, a norm solves the paradox of voting in a meaningful way; that is, by doing more than merely positing a taste for voting distributed randomly in the population.
Unlike the first Part of this Article, the goal of which was to examine critically the existence of a norm to explain the paradox of voting, this Part conducts a thought experiment by assuming for the sake of argument that the evidence adduced above proves the existence of a voting norm.
I have attempted to show here that there is good evidence suggesting the existence of a norm of voting that overcomes the rational choice paradox of voting.
A Mathematical Solution for the Probabilities of the Paradox of Voting.
The Paradox of Voting and Congressional Rules for Voting on Amendments.
The Paradox of Voting and Candidate Competition: A General Equilibrium Analysis," in G.