Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/75582
Authors: 
Danziger, Leif
Ursprung, Heinrich
Year of Publication: 
2000
Series/Report no.: 
CESifo Working Paper 321
Abstract: 
The traditional criticism notwithstanding, we show that social mobility can, in principle, explain political income redistributions. Nonetheless, the social-mobility argument for redistribution is not satisfactory, as actual transition probabilities are not consistent with order-preserving redistributions.
Subjects: 
Political economy
social mobility
income redistribution
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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