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On Fair Elections

Connections Workshop: Algorithms, Fairness, and Equity August 24, 2023 - August 25, 2023

August 24, 2023 (09:30 AM PDT - 10:15 AM PDT)
Speaker(s): Moon Duchin (Tufts University)
Location: SLMath: Eisenbud Auditorium, Online/Virtual
  • fairness metrics

  • Algorithms

  • social choice

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From classic social choice theory to up-to-the-moment redistricting, scholars past and present have tried to find axioms and benchmarks of fairness in elections.  I'll use this talk for a broad overview of themes and ideas in the proposal and assessment of fairness metrics for political representation.

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