WHO COMPARES TO WHOM? THE ANATOMY OF INCOME COMPARISONS IN EUROPE

This article provides unprecedented direct evidence from large-scale survey data on both the intensity (how much?) and direction (to whom?) of income comparisons. Income comparisons are considered to be at least somewhat important by three-quarters of Europeans. They are associated with both lower l...

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Volume: 120
Main Author: Andrew E. Clark
Claudia Senik
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing 01.05.2010
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
OXFORD UNIV PRESS
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Wiley
published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 120; no. 544; pp. 573 - 594
ORCID: 0000-0001-7004-7654
Data of publication: 20100501
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: The Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) is the data archive and distributor of the ESS data. We are very grateful to seminar participants at the Royal Economic Society Conference (Warwick, 2009) and the Relativity, Inequality and Public Policy conference (Edinburgh, 2009) and three anonymous referees for very helpful comments. We thank CEPREMAP for financial support.
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