Steven J. Brams

New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics

Professor

Dept. of Politics

19 West 4th St., 2nd Fl.

New York, NY 10012

United States

http://politics.as.nyu.edu/object/stevenbrams.html

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Mechanism Design in M&A Auctions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Steven J. Brams and Joshua Mitts
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Columbia Law School
Downloads 199 (127,981)

Abstract:

Delaware, Corporate, Journal, Law, M&A, Mechanism Design

2.

Law and Mechanism Design: Procedures to Induce Honest Bargaining

68 NYU Annual Survey of American Law 729 (2013)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Steven J. Brams and Joshua Mitts
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Columbia Law School
Downloads 138 (141,771)

Abstract:

law, mechanism design, contract, property, bargaining, game theory, asymmetric information, negotiations

3.

Single-Peakedness and Disconnected Coalitions

FEEM Working Paper No. 19.2002
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Apr 2002
Steven J. Brams, Michael A. Jones and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Mathematical Reviews and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 112 (203,098)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Coalition formation, dynamic analysis, single-peakedness, legislatures

4.
Downloads 106 (215,495)

Satisfaction Approval Voting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 May 2010
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 79 (263,367)

Abstract:

multiwinner election, voting, approval ballot, proportional representation, apportionment, Game Theory Society

Satisfaction Approval Voting

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 27 (425,050)

Abstract:

multiwinner election, voting, approval ballot, proportional representation, apportionment

5.

Forming Stable Coalitions: The Process Matters

FEEM Working Paper No. 97.2003
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Dec 2003
Steven J. Brams, Michael A. Jones and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Mathematical Reviews and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 88 (238,938)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Coalition dynamics, Fallback bargaining, Manipulability, Legislatures, US Supreme Court

6.

Two-Person Pie-Cutting: The Fairest Cuts

College Mathematics Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 May 2010
Julius B. Barbanel and Steven J. Brams
Union College and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
Downloads 77 (247,680)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Mechanism design, fair division, divisible good, pie-cutting, cake-cutting

7.

How Democracy Resolves Conflict in Difficult Games

GAMES, GROUPS, AND THE GLOBAL GOOD, Simon Levin, ed., Springer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Dec 2008
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 76 (253,216)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Democracy, voting, game theory, public goods, cooperation, Bible

8.
Downloads 74 (271,164)
Citation 1

Kingmakers and Leaders in Coalition Formation

FEEM Working Paper No. 41.2009
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
D. Marc Kilgour and Steven J. Brams
Wilfrid Laurier University and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
Downloads 51 (333,225)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Coalition, Fallback Procedure, Kingmaker, Leader, Cardinally Single-Peaked, Ordinally Single-Peaked

Kingmakers and Leaders in Coalition Formation

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2010
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 23 (447,110)
Citation 1

Abstract:

coalition formation, fallback procedure, kingmakers, leaders, US Supreme Court

9.

Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court: 1969-2009

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Steven J. Brams, Gustavo Camilo and Alexandra D. Franz
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, New York University (NYU) and California State University, Fullerton
Downloads 71 (269,122)
Citation 1

Abstract:

coalition formation, U.S. Supreme Court, fallback model, Martin-Quinn scores, single-peaked preferences

10.

Dividing the Indivisible: Procedures for Allocating Cabinet Ministries to Political Parties in a Parliamentary System

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Aug 2002
Steven J. Brams and Todd R. Kaplan
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
Downloads 62 (291,243)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Proportional Representation, apportionment, divisor methods, Sincere and Sophisticated Choices, Envy Free Allocations, Sports Drafts

11.

Cutting a Pie is Not a Piece of Cake

American Mathematical Monthly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Jan 2009
Julius B. Barbanel, Steven J. Brams and Walter Stromquist
Union College, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Bryn Mawr College
Downloads 60 (282,004)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Fair division, cake-cutting, pie-cutting, envy-freeness, efficiency, equitability, divisible good

12.

The Instability of Power Sharing

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 54 (305,877)
Citation 1

Abstract:

power sharing, duel, repeated game, civil war

The Undercut Procedure: An Algorithm for the Envy-Free Division of Indivisible Items

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2009
Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour and Christian Klamler
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Graz
Downloads 52 (330,105)

Abstract:

Fair division, indivisible items, envy-freeness, manipulability, maximin strategy

The Undercut Procedure: An Algorithm for the Envy-Free Division of Indivisible Items

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Posted: 13 Aug 2009
D. Marc Kilgour, Steven J. Brams and Christian Klamler
Wilfrid Laurier University, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and University of Graz

Abstract:

Narrowing the Field in Elections: The Next-Two Rule

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2011
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 28 (420,056)

Abstract:

Contenders, runoff elections, deservingness of candidates, apportionment

Narrowing the Field in Elections: The Next-Two Rule

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 20 (464,384)

Abstract:

voting, contenders in elections, runoffs, apportionment methods, fairness

15.

Minimizing Regret When Dissolving a Partnership

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2009
Stergios Athanassoglou, Steven J. Brams and Jay Sethuraman
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Columbia University
Downloads 46 (319,321)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Partnership dissolution, fair division, minimax regret, ex-post efficiency, ex-post rationality, Bayesian-Nash equilibrium

16.

N-Person Cake-Cutting: There May Be No Perfect Division

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Steven J. Brams, Michael A. Jones and Christian Klamler
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Mathematical Reviews and University of Graz
Downloads 43 (322,132)
Citation 1

Abstract:

17.

A Simple Bargaining Mechanism that Elicits Truthful Reservation Prices

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2012
Steven J. Brams, Todd R. Kaplan and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 40 (346,043)

Abstract:

Bargaining, truth-telling mechanisms, probabilistic implementation, incomplete information

18.

Stabilizing Power Sharing

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2007
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 38 (349,221)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Power sharing, duel, game, deterrence, terrorism

19.

Two-Person Cake-Cutting: The Optimal Number of Cuts

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Julius B. Barbanel and Steven J. Brams
Union College and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
Downloads 35 (267,035)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cake-cutting, fair division, envy-freeness, adjusted winner, heterogeneous good

20.

Two-Person Fair Division of Indivisible Items: An Efficient, Envy-Free Algorithm

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour and Christian Klamler
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Graz
Downloads 33 (336,904)

Abstract:

two-person fair division, indivisible items, envy-freeness, efficiency, algorithm

21.

Divide-and-Conquer: A Proportional, Minimal-Envy Cake-Cutting Algorithm

SIAM Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 May 2010
Steven J. Brams, Michael A. Jones and Christian Klamler
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Mathematical Reviews and University of Graz
Downloads 33 (372,977)
Citation 2

Abstract:

mechanism design, fair division, divisible good, cake-cutting, divide-and-choose

22.

When Does Approval Voting Make the 'Right Choices'?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 23 (400,204)

Abstract:

approval voting, Condorcet jury theorem, groupthink, referendums

23.

Voting Power in the Electoral College: The Noncompetitive States Count, Too

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 21 (313,763)

Abstract:

Voting power, presidential elections, Electoral College

24.

Inducible Games: Using Tit-for-Tat to Stabilize Outcomes

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 17 (418,400)

Abstract:

2 x 2 games, tit-for-tat, inducibility, Israel-Iran Conflict, nuclear weapons

25.

Maximin Envy-Fee Division of Indivisible Items

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Mar 2015
Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour and Christian Klamler
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Graz
Downloads 15 (404,650)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Fair division, indivisible items, maximin, envy-free

26.

How to Divide Things Fairly

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Sep 2014
Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour and Christian Klamler
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Graz
Downloads 12 (396,078)

Abstract:

Fair division, indivisible items, envy-freeness

27.

Two-Sided Matchings: An Algorithm for Ensuring They are Minimax and Pareto-Optimal

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jul 2013
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 11 (449,016)

Abstract:

Deferred-acceptance algorithm, minimax algorithm, matchings, stability

28.

The Paradox of Grading Systems

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Mar 2015
Steven J. Brams and Richard Potthoff
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Duke University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 9 (418,400)

Abstract:

Voting, elections, ranking systems, grading systems, approval voting, Condorcet paradox

29.

An Algorithm for the Proportional Division of Indivisible Items

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour and Christian Klamler
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Graz
Downloads 6 (464,725)

Abstract:

Fair division, indivisible items, proportionality, envy-freeness, maximinality

30.

Multiwinner Approval Voting: An Apportionment Approach

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Mar 2017
Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour and Richard Potthoff
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Wilfrid Laurier University and Duke University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 0 (388,036)

Abstract:

Approval Voting, Apportionment Methods, Multiple Winners, Proportional Representation, Cumulative Voting

31.

Stabilizing Unstable Outcomes in Prediction Games

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University
Downloads 0 (485,467)

Abstract:

Noncooperative game theory, prediction, Nash equilibrium, 1962 Cuban missile crisis, 2015 Iran-Israel conflict

32.

Catch-Up: A Rule that Makes Service Sports More Competitive

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University and Bryn Mawr College
Downloads 0 (271,164)

Abstract:

sports rules, service sports, Markov processes, competitiveness, fairness, strategy-proofness

33.

Making the Rules of Sports Fairer

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2016
Steven J. Brams and Mehmet S. Ismail
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (153,306)

Abstract:

Sports rules, fairness, strategyproofness, Markov process, soccer, tennis

34.

Competitive Fair Division

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 109, April 2001
Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Wilfrid Laurier University

Abstract: