Empirical approaches to inequality of opportunity : principles, measures, and evidence
Ramos Morilla, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada)
Van de Gaer, Dirk

Imprint: Bonn Institute for the Study of Laboz 2012
Description: 43 pag.
Abstract: We put together the different conceptual issues involved in measuring inequality of opportunity, discuss how these concepts have been translated into computable measures,and point out the problems and choices researchers face when implementing these measures. Our analysis identifies and suggests several new possibilities to measure inequality of opportunity. The approaches are illustrated with a selective survey of the empirical literature on income inequality of opportunity.
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció MICYT/ECO2010-21668-C03-02
Rights: Tots els drets reservats
Language: Anglès.
Series: Discussion paper (Institute for the Study of Labor); 6672
Document: workingPaper
Subject: Igualtat ; Models matemàtics ; Equality of opportunity ; Measurement ; Compensation ; Responsibility ; Effort ; Circumstances

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