Income Inequality, Redistribution and Poverty : Contrasting Rational Choice and Behavioural Perspectives

Lübker, Malte (2012). Income Inequality, Redistribution and Poverty : Contrasting Rational Choice and Behavioural Perspectives. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Lübker, Malte
    Title Income Inequality, Redistribution and Poverty : Contrasting Rational Choice and Behavioural Perspectives
    Volume/Issue No. 2012/44
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 39
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Based on the standard axiom of individual utility maximization, rational choice has postulated that higher income inequality translates into greater redistribution by shaping the median voter preferences. While numerous papers have tested this proposition

    Keyword Distribution (economic theory)
    Equality and inequality
    Income distribution
    Voting
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292305079
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