Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/106613
Authors: 
Stark, Oded
Year of Publication: 
2014
Series/Report no.: 
ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy 192
Abstract: 
Recent research shows that the merger of economies increases aggregate stress. This paper shows that there is no income distribution policy which will ensure that the wellbeing of the individuals belonging to merging economies does not fall below their pre-merger level.
Subjects: 
merger of populations
revision of social space
aggregate relative deprivation
Societal stress
policy response
JEL: 
D04
D63
F55
H53
P51
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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