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Multidimensional Pigou-Dalton Transfers and Social Evaluation Functions

Marcello Basili (), Paulo Casaca (), Alain Chateauneuf () and Maurizio Franzini ()
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Paulo Casaca: UFMG - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais [Belo Horizonte]
Maurizio Franzini: DIPECODIR - Dipartimento di Economia e Diritto - Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" [Rome]

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Abstract: We axiomatize, in the multidimensional case, a social evaluation function that can accommodate a natural Pigou-Dalton principle and correlation increasing majorization. This is performed by building upon a simple class of inframodular functions proposed by Müller and Scarsini under risk.

Keywords: Human Development Index; multidimensional inequality; Pigou-Dalton transfer; increasing majorization; inframodular functions (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-05
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Published in 2016

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