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Charitable conservatism, poverty radicalism and inequality aversion


  • Ravi Kanbur
  • Matti Tuomala



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  • Ravi Kanbur & Matti Tuomala, 2011. "Charitable conservatism, poverty radicalism and inequality aversion," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 9(3), pages 417-431, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:9:y:2011:i:3:p:417-431 DOI: 10.1007/s10888-010-9150-3

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    1. Ravallion, Martin & Chen, Shaohua, 2015. "Benefit incidence with incentive effects, measurement errors and latent heterogeneity: A case study for China," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 128(C), pages 124-132.
    2. Olivier Bargain & Mathias Dolls & Dirk Neumann & Andreas Peichl & Sebastian Siegloch, 2014. "Comparing inequality aversion across countries when labor supply responses differ," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 21(5), pages 845-873, October.
    3. Ravallion, Martin & Chen, Shaohua, 2013. "Benefit incidence with incentive effects, measurement errors and latent heterogeneity," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6573, The World Bank.

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