Les opinions économiques et leurs raisons dans l'Union européenne. Les effets d'une préséance de la justice sociale
This study deals with the four questions on economical opinions asked in the last European Values Survey (1999). Economical liberalism appears to be a little bit more widespread than interventionism in the EU. With some exceptions, it is more frequent in Northern than Southern Europe or in Western than Eastern Europe. Beyond this geographical diversity, these opinions are the consequences of ideological, social position and interest differences, but they are also the result of moral reasons, and then what divides Europeans is not enough for a complete explanation. Their attitudes also derive from an effort to agree on reasonable principles liable to reach a unanimous consent, in other words from a research of social justice to which a priority is given and that can be spot by reasoning like behind a ?veil of ignorance?. JEL codes : Z13, D71.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cai:reofsp:reof_092_0193. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Jean-Baptiste de Vathaire)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.