How Can Economic Policy Stricke a Balance Between Economic Efficiency and Income Equality
Abstractcan income equality be combined with high economic efficiency and rapid economic growth? Fortunately, we need not to answer such a general question. Indeed, the question is poorly phrased. The relationship between income and wealth distribution, on one hand, and efficiency/growth, on the other, depends on how a certain distribution of income and wealth has come about.
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INCOME ; ECONOMIC GROWTH ; WEALTH;
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- Assar Lindbeck, 1998. "How can economic policy strike a balance between economic efficiency and income equality?," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pages 295-336.
- E20 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
- E25 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Aggregate Factor Income Distribution
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
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