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Who Supports Redistribution? (in Japanese)


  • Fumio Ohtake
  • Jun Tomioka


Using an original dataset, we investigated the determinants of individual preferences over income redistribution in Japan. Even after controlling for income, risk-averse individuals and those who expect to be unemployed in the future show a strong tendency to support greater redistribution. Interaction of aging and mobility seems strong and important.

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  • Fumio Ohtake & Jun Tomioka, 2003. "Who Supports Redistribution? (in Japanese)," Economic Analysis, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), vol. 171, pages 5-25, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:esj:esriea:171a

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