RAND researchers asked a nationally representative sample of adults about their news-consumption habits. The answers reveal clues about what it might take to address Truth Decay—the decline of facts in U.S. public life.
The deadly mob assault on the U.S. Capitol Building was a predictable possibility. Democracy held, but security failed, spectacularly. We need to be better prepared for future acts of political violence.
This paper investigates some properties of the Banzhaf index, the main topics being its derivation from axioms and its behavior in weighted-voting models when the number of small voters tends to infinity.
The first half of this paper describes and contrasts two well known measures of power in voting systems. The second half develops an explanatory model for a generalization of the Shapley-Shubik measure.
An informal account of the power structure of voting games having a denumerable infinity of players. Special attention is given to the class of "binary games" in which each player has twice as much voting strength as the next.
Director, Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program, RAND Arroyo Center; Senior Political Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Education Ph.D. in political science, University of Michigan; M.A. in political science, University of Michigan; B.A. in government, Harvard University
Korea Policy Chair; Senior Political Scientist
Education Ph.D. in politics, Princeton University; M.A. in politics, Princeton University; B.A. in political science & international relations, University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Education Ph.D. in history, University of California, San Diego; M.A. in history, University of California, San Diego; B.A. in history, University of California, San Diego