A Concern about Low Relative Income, and the Alignment of Utilitarianism with Egalitarianism

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dc.contributor.author Stark, Oded de_DE
dc.contributor.author Kobus, Martyna de_DE
dc.contributor.author Jakubek, Marcin de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-08 de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T10:03:47Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-08 de_DE
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T10:03:47Z
dc.date.issued 2011 de_DE
dc.identifier.other 352817569 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-58757 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/47878
dc.description.abstract A utilitarian social planner who maximizes social welfare assigns the available income to those who are most efficient in converting income into utility. However, when individuals are concerned about their income falling behind the incomes of others, the optimal income distribution under utilitarianism is equality of incomes. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podno de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Utilitarismus de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 330 de_DE
dc.subject.other Utilitarianism; Income equality; Social welfare maximization; Relative income en
dc.title A Concern about Low Relative Income, and the Alignment of Utilitarianism with Egalitarianism en
dc.type ResearchPaper de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 6 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät de_DE
dcterms.DCMIType Text de_DE
utue.publikation.typ workingPaper de_DE
utue.opus.id 5875 de_DE
utue.publikation.source University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance ; 21 de_DE

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