Paradoxes of social policy: Welfare transfers, relative poverty and redistribution preferences

Korpi and Palme's (1998) classic "The Paradox of Redistribution and Strategies of Equality" claims that universal social policy better reduces poverty than social policies targeted at the poor. This article revisits Korpi and Palme's classic, and in the process, explores and info...

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Volume: 624
Main Author: Brady, David
Bostic, Amie
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2014
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 624
Data of publication: 2014
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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