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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: Federal University of Minas Gerais
Maurizio Franzini: University of Rome La Sapienza

Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne from Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne

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: multidimensional inequality; Pigou-Dalton transfer; increasing majorization; inframodular functions; Human Development Index (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D63 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 20 pages
Date: 2016-05
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