Social Position and Distributive Justice: Experimental Evidence
AbstractIn a simple double-blind dictator experiment, systematically removing subjects’ levels of power and entitlement increases their choice of an income distribution generally consistent with Rawls (1971) concept of distributive justice, although choices are less unanimous and risk-averse than hypothesized
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Ball State University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 200505.
Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2005
Date of revision: Jun 2005
Power; entitlement; justice; experiments;
Other versions of this item:
- Kurtis Swope & John Cadigan & Pamela Schmitt & Robert Shupp, 2008. "Social Position and Distributive Justice: Experimental Evidence," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 74(3), pages 811-818, January.
- C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2006-05-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2006-05-27 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-EXP-2006-05-27 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2006-05-27 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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