Equality of opportunity and luck: De nitions and testable conditions, with an application to income in France

We o er a model of equality of opportunity that encompasses di erent conceptions expressed in the public and philosophical debates. In addition to circumstances whose e ect on outcome should be compensated and e ort which represents a legitimate source of inequality, we introduce a third factor, luc...

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Main Author: TRANNOY, Arnaud LEFRANC, Nicolas PISTOLESI, Alain
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 2009
Related: THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise
Data of publication: 2009
Series: THEMA Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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