Deservingness, self-interest and the welfare state: Why some care more about deservingness than others and why It matters

A common assumption in political economy is that voters are self-regarding maximizers of material goods, choosing their preferred level of social spending accordingly. In contrast, students of American social policy have emphasized the key role of an other-regarding motive that makes support for soc...

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Volume: 652
Main Author: Cavaillé, Charlotte
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2015
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 652
Data of publication: 2015
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Database: EconStor
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