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Persistent Inequality: An Explanation Based on Limited Parental Altruism

  • Mausumi Das


This paper provides an explanation for the observed persistence in income inequality across households in terms limited parental altruism. It is postulated that the degree of parental altruism is ‘limited’ by the financial status of the parent. [CDE WP 101].

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