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Introduction to inequality and risk

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  • Gajdos, Thibault
  • Weymark, John A.

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This introduces the symposium on inequality and risk.

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  • Gajdos, Thibault & Weymark, John A., 2012. "Introduction to inequality and risk," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 147(4), pages 1313-1330.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:147:y:2012:i:4:p:1313-1330
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jet.2012.05.014
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    Keywords

    Inequality; Risk;

    JEL classification:

    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty

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