Building blocks in the economics of mandates
The paper constructs an asymmetric information model to investugate the efficiency and equity cases for government mandated benefits. A mandate can improve workers' ibsurance, and may also redistribute in favour of more "deserving" workers.
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Volume (Year): 5 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
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