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Four critiques of the redistribution hypothesis: An assessment

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  • Milanovic, Branko

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The reformulation of the median voter hypothesis and its testing proposed in Milanovic (2000) has been criticized from four different perspectives. The critiques are discussed and assessed.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 26 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 147-154

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Handle: RePEc:eee:poleco:v:26:y:2010:i:1:p:147-154

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Keywords: Median voter Income distribution Redistribution;

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  1. Fabio Padovano & Gilberto Turati, 2012. "Redistribution through a "Leaky Bucket". What explains the Leakages?," Economics Working Paper from Condorcet Center for political Economy at CREM-CNRS 2012-03-ccr, Condorcet Center for political Economy.
  2. Thomas Markussen, 2010. "Democracy, Redistributive Taxation and the Private Provision of Public Goods," Discussion Papers 10-09, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
  3. István György Tóth & Keller, T., 2011. "GINI DP 7: Income Distributions, Inequality Perceptions and Redistributive Claims in European Societies," GINI Discussion Papers 7, AIAS, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies.
  4. Francesco Scervini, 2012. "Empirics of the median voter: democracy, redistribution and the role of the middle class," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 529-550, December.
  5. Javier Olivera, 2012. "Preferences for Redistribution in Europe," Working Papers 201225, Geary Institute, University College Dublin.

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