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Status-seeking behavior, the evolution of income inequality, and growth

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  • Koichi Kawamoto

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Volume (Year): 39 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 269-289

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Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:39:y:2009:i:2:p:269-289

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Keywords: Status-seeking; Relative income; Income inequality; D31; O15; O40;

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  1. Easterlin, Richard A., 1995. "Will raising the incomes of all increase the happiness of all?," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 35-47, June.
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  1. Vincenzo Lombardo, 2012. "Social inclusion and the emergence of development traps," Discussion Papers 1_2012, D.E.S. (Department of Economic Studies), University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy.
  2. Barnett, Richard C. & Bhattacharya, Joydeep & Bunzel, Helle, 2008. "Choosing to Keep Up with the Joneses and Income Inequality," Staff General Research Papers 12862, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  3. Vincenzo Lombardo, 2012. "Relative consumption and poverty traps," Discussion Papers 11_2012, CRISEI, University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy.
  4. Vincenzo Lombardo, 2013. "Relative consumption and human capital accumulation," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 33(2), pages 1091-1100.
  5. Nakamoto, Yasuhiro, 2009. "Jealousy and underconsumption in a one-sector model with wealth preference," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 33(12), pages 2015-2029, December.
  6. Yutaro Hatta, 2013. "Wealth Distribution Dynamics with Status Preference: asymmetric motivations for status," Discussion Papers in Economics and Business 13-08, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP).
  7. Vincenzo Lombardo, 2012. "Social inclusion and the emergence of development traps," Discussion Papers 13_2012, CRISEI, University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy.

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