# Econ MC

posted by .

1. According to the median voter theorem, majority rule will
a. always produce an inconclusive outcome.
b. produce the outcome least preferred by the median voter.
c. produce the outcome most preferred by the median voter.
d. produce an outcome that is inconsistent with transitive preferences.
-I am not sure how the median voter relate to the majority rule, and also is it also related to the average outcome?

2. The median voter's preferred outcome is the same as the
a. average preferred outcome.
b. outcome preferred by the greatest number of voters.
c. outcome produced by majority rule. d. All of the above are correct.
-I believe the answer is c?

Under the median voter theorem (and its important underlying assumptions), the median voter will always be in the majority.

I am bothered by the answers under 1) Under the median voter therom, the outcome will be preferred by the median voter, compared to the alternative possible outcome. However, it wont necessarily be the MOST PREFERRED outcome by the median voter. (Perhaps this is a problem of semantics. go with c)

## Similar Questions

1. ### math!!

what does median mean...? median is the middle number when u put them in order from least 2 greatest Or... a median is a line drawn from a vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of its opposite side. Another name for the median in statistics
2. ### government

a person who votes in the presidential election but does not vote for a congressional candidate in the same election is known as: a. a "cannot-voter" b. a "nonvoting voter" c. an independent voter d. an actual nonvoter. i think its …
3. ### math mean median mode

which of the following shows the order from least to greatest for the mean, the median, and the mode of this set of data?

5. ### Math

A back-to-back stem-and-leaf plot showing the points scored be each player on two different basketball teams is shown below. Team 1 | | Team 2 6 1| 0| 3 7 8 4 2| 1|4 6 8 9 9 6 3| 2|5 7 Key: 4|0|2 means 4 points for Team 1 2points for …
6. ### Economics

Why the private market for flu vaccinations would produce an inefficient outcome?
7. ### Math

A back-to-back stem-and-leaf plot showing the points scored be each player on two different basketball teams is shown below. Team 1 | | Team 2 4 3| 0| 4 9 9 8 2 0| 1|0 1 7 6 1| 2|3 3 8 Key: 4|0|2 means 4 points for Team 1 2points for …
8. ### Political Science

In the Unit 4 lecture on elections, you learned about the median voter theorem. Describe the median voter theorem as it was explained in the lecture. Now, think about the political parties and leadership roles you learned about in …
9. ### Political Science

Is it better for legislators to answer to party leadership or to the median voter?
10. ### politics

The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (Motor Voter Act): A. allows voters to register when they get their driversâ€™ licenses. B. had little impact upon voter turnout. C. was struck down as unconstitutional. D. Both A and B are …

More Similar Questions