Support for Redistribution in an Age of Rising Inequality: New Stylized Facts and Some Tentative Explanations

Despite the large increases in economic inequality since 1970, American survey respondents exhibit no increase in support for redistribution, contrary to the predictions from standard theories of redistributive preferences. We replicate these results but further demonstrate substantial heterogeneity...

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Volume: 2015
Main Author: Ashok, Vivekinan
Kuziemko, Ilyana
Washington, Ebonya
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Brookings Institution Press 01.04.2015
Brookings Institution
published in: Brookings papers on economic activity Vol. 2015; no. 1; pp. 367 - 405
Data of publication: 20150401
ISSN: 0007-2303
EISSN: 1533-4465
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
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