Steven J. Brams

New York University
Politics

Department of Politics, New York University
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New York, NY
USA
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I apply game theory, social-choice theory, and fair division primarily to (i) voting and elections and (ii) bargaining and fairness. The principal applications are to American politics, international relations, the Bible and theology, and literature.

Citation:
With D. Marc Kilgour and Christian Klamler. "How to Divide Things Fairly." Mathematics Magazine88, no. 5 (December 2015): 338-348.
Citation:
With Joshua R. Mitts, "Law and Mechanism Design: Procedures to Induce Honest Bargaining." NYU Annual Survey of American Law 68, no. 4 (2014): 729-790.
Citation:
Brams, Steven J. 2011. Game Theory and the Humanities. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Citation:
Brams, Steven J., and Alan D. Taylor. 1999. The Win-Win Solution: Guaranteeing Fair Shares to Everybody. New York: W. W. Norton.
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Brams, Steven J., and Peter C. Fishburn. 2007. Approval Voting, 2nd ed. New York: Springer.
Citation:
Brams, Steven J. 2008. Mathematics and Democracy: Designing Better Voting and Fair-Division Procedures. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Substantive Focus:
Governance PRIMARY
Defense and Security
International Relations SECONDARY

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation PRIMARY

Keywords

GAME THEORY SOCIAL-CHOICE THEORY FAIR DIVISION