Homework 1-A Solutions
DHC 250
1. Note Colin B is better than Colin A and Rose C is better than Rose D.
Once you eliminate Colin A and Rose D, Colin C is better than Colin D,
so we can remove Colin D. Now Rose C is better than Rose A and Rose
B, so we eli
Homework 2 Solutions
DHC 250
1. Determine the optimal strategy for the game below using Regret Theory
analysis.
To determine Roses strategy:
For each of Colins choices, determine what the best response from Rose
would be. These are boxed below.
A B
C
A 2
Homework 3a Solutions
DHC 250
1. There are four candidates vying for the coveted position of King of the
Sewers. The rats (who control the winner of this race) are split among
6 groups distributed as follows:
Preference
Number of Voters
B >A >C >D
30
D >A
Homework 3
DHC 250
1. Assume that there is a three candidate race with candidates John,
Frank and Albert. The table below indicates the number of voters
with specied preferences. Build a triangle diagram for this situation.
Preference
Number of Voters
Joh
Homework 2-A Solutions
DHC 250
1. Regret table:
4
3
0
3
0
1
0
1
2
4
3
2
Choose C with a maximum regret of 2.
2. Regret table:
0
3
2
3
3
0
1
3
0
3
3
2
Choose C with a maximum regret of 2.
3. Regret table:
2
1
0
1
3
0
0
1
4
2
3
4
Choose A with a maximum reg
Homework 3
DHC 250
1. Assume that there is a three candidate race with candidates John,
Frank and Albert. The table below indicates the number of voters
with specied preferences. Build a triangle diagram for this situation.
Preference
Number of Voters
Joh
Homework 4 Solutions
DHC 250
1. Four groups are trying to divide 100 representatives among themselves.
The groups have sizes of 14532, 5342, 2143, 952.
(a) How many representatives does each group get using Hamiltons
Method? Would anyone consider this div
Review 2 Solutions
DHC 250
1. Describe the following and identify which ones are associated with each
other:
Madison, in contrast to Rousseau, believes voting is simply a way to
control unruly representatives and nothing more, this is Liberalism
which is
Review 2
DHC 250
1. Describe the following and identify which ones are associated with each
other:
Madison
Rousseau
Rawls
Nozick
Hamilton
Jeerson
General Will
Positive Freedom
Negative Freedom
Liberalism (in the philosophical sense)
Populism
R
Homework 4 Solutions
DHC 250
1. Four groups are trying to divide 599 representatives among themselves.
The groups have sizes of 245, 94, 87, and 7.
(a) How many representatives does each group get using Hamiltons
Method? Would anyone consider this divisio
Review 1 Solution
DHC 250
1. Pitkin was mistakenly in the list, ignore her. I probably should have
included the topic Consent Theory of Government as well since that
shows up in many of these peoples writings.
Ancient
Socrates: Consent
Plato: Consent
A