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Envidia, intolerancia y bienestar social
[Envy, intolerance and social welfare]

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  • Ávalos, Eloy

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This paper presents an analysis of social welfare under a distributive situation with economic envy and intolerance distribution income. Finally , we propose welfare criteria that account for the paradox of happiness.

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  • Ávalos, Eloy, 2014. "Envidia, intolerancia y bienestar social [Envy, intolerance and social welfare]," MPRA Paper 61212, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Inequality; economic envy; tolerance of inequality paradox of happiness.;
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    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General

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