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The dynamics of wealth distribution with asymmetric incentives and endogenous matching


  • Alessandro Citanna



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  • Alessandro Citanna, 2007. "The dynamics of wealth distribution with asymmetric incentives and endogenous matching," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 33(2), pages 243-261, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:33:y:2007:i:2:p:243-261 DOI: 10.1007/s00199-006-0133-3

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    1. Stiglitz, Joseph E, 1969. "Distribution of Income and Wealth among Individuals," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 37(3), pages 382-397, July.
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    Incentive; Matching market; Poverty traps; C78; D31; D8; D99; E30;

    JEL classification:

    • C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
    • D99 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - Other
    • E30 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)


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