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dc.contributor.authorLiebig, Stefanen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchupp, Jürgenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T15:47:02Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T15:47:02Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/18422-
dc.description.abstractThe article discusses the conflict of goals between fair compensation for performance and equitable support based on need in modern welfare states, which is a subject of controversy in various disciplines. It answers the question of the extent to which this policy problem of modern welfare states, which is an issue at the macrosocial level, also creates individual perceptions of problems of equity. Based on survey results of a theory-driven supplemental survey of the longitudinal study of the German Socio-economic Panel (SOEP), it was investigated how employed persons evaluated their income with respect to the fairness of earnings and what effect welfare state interventions have. An important result of the analyses is the high proportion of persons who considered their earned income to be fair. Only a quarter of those employed in Germany consider their remuneration to be unfair. Thus it appears that the normative conflict of goals between fair compensation for performance and equitable support based on need described in the literature for the macrosocial level does not really exist at the individual level, as the article discusses theoretically with reference to new multidisciplinary work and also demonstrates empirically. An unexpected result of the analyses is that transfer payments by the government cannot compensate for perceptions of unfairness with regard to individual income; openly recognizable transfer payments may be seen as discriminatory.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) |cBerlinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDIW Discussion Papers |x690en_US
dc.subject.jelD01en_US
dc.subject.jelA14en_US
dc.subject.jelD63en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwSozialstaaten_US
dc.subject.stwSoziale Gerechtigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwWahrnehmungen_US
dc.subject.stwLeistungsprinzipen_US
dc.subject.stwBedarfsprinzipen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleGerechtigkeitsprobleme im Wohlfahrtsstaat: Besteuerung, wohlfahrtsstaatliche Transfers und die Gerechtigkeit des eigenen Erwerbseinkommensen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn53123844Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:diw:diwwpp:dp690en_US

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