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Health and fairness with other-regarding preferences

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  • Aitor Calo-Blanco

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We explore how to construct social preferences when individuals have other-regarding preferences over health and consumption. Our social evaluation also incorporates a view that aims to reduce inequalities that originate from factors for which individuals should not be deemed responsible.

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  • Aitor Calo-Blanco, 2017. "Health and fairness with other-regarding preferences," Working Papers 17.04, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:pab:wpaper:17.04
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    Keywords

    Health; Fairness; Other-Regarding Preferences; Social Ordering Function.;

    JEL classification:

    • D62 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Externalities
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
    • I14 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Inequality

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