Saturday, 9 October 2010


Superfreaconomics - a great RSA animation on the book by Levitt and Dubner, on altruism, fairness thieves etc.- on ultimatume games.

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Review of "Protectionism and blocking power indices" by Francesc Carreras

A separating family
Most of the voting power literature has focussed on the ability to make or change decisions. This is surprising given the way the voting rules  in many of the well-known applications, such as the European Union Council of Ministers have been designed. Indeed the attention has been more on how to prevent change rather than how to foster it. This paper is an exception.