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A note on Fairness and Redistribution

Rafael Di Tella and Juan Dubra ()

No 11-059, Harvard Business School Working Papers from Harvard Business School

Abstract: We note some problems in Alesina and Angeletos (2005) and suggest a way to maintain the key insight of that paper, which is that a demand for fairness could lead to different economic systems such as those observed in France versus the US (multiple equilibria).

Keywords: Inequality; taxation; redistribution; political economy. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D31 E62 H2 P16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 16 pages
Date: 2010-12
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cbe, nep-hpe, nep-ltv, nep-pol and nep-pub
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