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Attitudes to Income Distribution



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     The following is a short and arbitrary list of books, articles and working papers related to the Subjective Approach to Inequality Measurement. When possible, hyperlink to pdf files are included.

Amiel, Y. (1999) The Subjective Approach to the Measurement of Income Inequality}, in Silber, J. (ed), Income Inequality Measurement: From Theory to Practice, Dewenter: Kluwer.

Amiel, Y. and Cowell, F. A. (1999) Thinking about Inequality, Cambridge University Press

Cowell, F. A. (2000) "Measurement of Inequality", in Atkinson, A. B. and Bourguignon, F. (eds), Handbook of Income Distribution, Amsterdam: North Holland

Gaertner, W. and Jungeilges, J. (1999) "Evaluation by extended orderings: empirical findings from west and East", Distributional Analysis Research Programme Discussion Paper, 42, STICERD, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2A

Kroll, Yoram and Davidovitz, Liema (1999) "Choices in Egalitarian Distribution: Inequality Aversion versus Risk Aversion", Distributional Analysis Research Programme Discussion Paper, 43, STICERD, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

Schokkaert, Erik (1992) "The economics of distributive justice, welfare and freedom" in Scherer, Klaus R. (ed) Justice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, chapter 3, Cambridge University Press, pages 65-113,

Schokkaert, E. and Devooght, K., (1998) "The empirical acceptance of compensation axioms", in Fleurbaey, M. and Gravel, N. and Trannoy, A.(eds.) ,Freedom in Economics: New Perspectives in Normative Analysis, London: Routledge