A Note on the Measurement of Unfair Inequality in Brazil
AbstractThis paper measures unfair inequality in Brazil using the "responsibility-sensitive" fairness principle. The results show that the levels of fairness in Brazil did not decrease as much as the income concentration levels for the period.
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Volume (Year): 31 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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Income Distribution; Unfairness;
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