Some Thoughts on Frey’s “Proposals for a Democracy of the Future”

Some Thoughts on Frey’s “Proposals for a Democracy of the Future” This article critically analyzes one of the proposals by Bruno Frey (Homo Oecon 34(1):1–9, 2017)—dynamic weighted voting for the non-citizen resident population. While weighted voting does not, as I argue, necessarily disregard the generally accepted principle of equality, at least not to a higher degree than in the case of representation systems, some other concerns arise, which make it questionable for the purposes of democratic decision-making. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Homo Oeconomicus Springer Journals

Some Thoughts on Frey’s “Proposals for a Democracy of the Future”

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
Subject
Economics; Behavioral/Experimental Economics; Social Choice/Welfare Economics/Public Choice; International Political Economy; Game Theory; Institutional/Evolutionary Economics; Law and Economics
ISSN
0943-0180
eISSN
2366-6161
D.O.I.
10.1007/s41412-018-0072-9
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Abstract

This article critically analyzes one of the proposals by Bruno Frey (Homo Oecon 34(1):1–9, 2017)—dynamic weighted voting for the non-citizen resident population. While weighted voting does not, as I argue, necessarily disregard the generally accepted principle of equality, at least not to a higher degree than in the case of representation systems, some other concerns arise, which make it questionable for the purposes of democratic decision-making.

Journal

Homo OeconomicusSpringer Journals

Published: May 24, 2018

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