Meritocracy, Redistribution, and the Size of the Pie
Roland Benabou ()
Working Papers from C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University
This paper examines how ambiguous notions such as "meritocracy" , "equality of opportunity" and "equality of outcomes" can be given a formal content and related to more standard economic concepts such as social mobility, income inequality, and efficiency.
Keywords: INCOME; EDUCATION; DISTRIBUTION (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D31 D63 E62 I22 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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