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Risk and inequality perceptions

Amiel, Yoram and Cowell, Frank (2001) Risk and inequality perceptions. Distributional Analysis Research Programme; DARP 55, 55. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

We examine the relationship between risk analysis and inequality analysis, using a questionnaire-experimental approach .The experiments focus on the effect of income transformations on the perceived rankings of income distri- butions in either a risk or inequality context. Both context and income levels are important in inßuencing rankings.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 2001 Yoram Amiel and Frank Cowell
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 55
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2007
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/2058/

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