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Perfect and total altruism across the generations

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  • Stephen Fels
  • Richard Zeckhauser

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  • Stephen Fels & Richard Zeckhauser, 2008. "Perfect and total altruism across the generations," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 187-197, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:37:y:2008:i:2:p:187-197
    DOI: 10.1007/s11166-008-9054-9
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    1. Erzo F. P. Luttmer, 2005. "Neighbors as Negatives: Relative Earnings and Well-Being," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 120(3), pages 963-1002.
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    Cited by:

    1. Antony Millner, 2016. "Heterogeneous intergenerational altruism," GRI Working Papers 226, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.
    2. Richard Zeckhauser & W. Viscusi, 2008. "Discounting dilemmas: Editors’ introduction," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 95-106, December.

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    Keywords

    Altruism; Perfect altruism; Total altruism; Backward-looking; Discounting; D64; D90; D62;

    JEL classification:

    • D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy; Intergenerational Transfers
    • D90 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - General
    • D62 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Externalities

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