Four critiques of the redistribution hypothesis : an assessment
AbstractThis paper discusses and assesses critiques of the aurhor's reformulation of the median voter hypothesis and its testing. The author rephrases and redefines more correctly the redistribution hypothesis and clarifies its relationship with the median voter hypothesis. He also reviews four types of critiques leveled at his approach.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 5145.
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- Milanovic, Branko, 2010. "Four critiques of the redistribution hypothesis: An assessment," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 147-154, March.
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