The empirics of the median voter: Democracy, redistribution and the role of the middle class

The paper investigates the effectiveness of the median voter as a decisive agent in the process of redistribution. According to the previous literature, it tests several assumptions finding interesting results: The positive relation between inequality and redistribution is confirmed, but the median...

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Volume: 516
Main Author: Scervini, Francesco
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2009
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 516
Data of publication: 2009
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Database: EconStor
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