Perceptions of redistribution report on exploratory qualitative research by Hedges, Alan

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StatementAlan Hedges.
SeriesCASEpaper -- 96
ContributionsEconomic and Social Research Council. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 83, viip.
Number of Pages83
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Open LibraryOL16379188M

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Such m is perceptions may undermin e support for redistribution, for example by reducing the apparent necessity of redistribution (N orton & Ariely, ), mitigating the negative. This paper shows that perceptions of inequality are a key factor in the formation of preferences for redistribution and thereby in the determination of the equilibrium redistribution level.

The magnitude of the coefficients is very similar for African Blacks and for Coloureds. Coefficients on the international treatment are higher in absolute value for Wave 1 than for Wave 2, but we cannot reject equality of estimates across waves.

Interestingly, this pattern applies to both inevitability perceptions and demand for by: 3. This process not only leads to divergence between wealthier and poorer persons’ perceptions of wealth distribution but has important knock-on consequences for their political preferences.

We discuss recent Perceptions of redistribution book showing that social sampling partially explains why wealthier persons tend to favor wealth redistribution less than poorer Cited by: 1. Inequality poses one of the biggest challenges of our time. It is not self-correcting in the sense that citizens demand more redistributive measures in light of rising inequality, which recent studies suggest may be due to the fact that citizens’ perceptions of inequality diverge from objective levels.

Moreover, it is not the latter, but the former, which are related to preferences conducive Cited by: 5. of redistribution in democratic regimes – though such a link does not exist when objec-tive measures of inequality and social mobility are used.

These observations highlight that political preferences and choices might depend more on perceptions than on factual data. JEL Codes: H53, D72, D Highlights This study examines how individuals form perceptions of the income distribution.

It also and explores their potential impact on preferences for redistribution. A household survey provides original evidence on systematic biases in perceptions. An experiment provided consistent information on own-ranking in the distribution.

Those who overestimate their relative position tend to Cited by: perception, in psychology, mental organization and interpretation of sensory information. The Gestalt psychologists studied extensively the ways in which people organize and select from the vast array of stimuli that are presented to them, concentrating particularly on visual stimuli.

Perception is influenced by a variety of factors, including the intensity and physical dimensions of the. Get this from a library. I Perceive Therefore I Demand: the Formation of Inequality Perceptions and Demand for Redistribution.

[Maurizio Bussolo; Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell; Anna Giolbas; Ivan Torre] -- This paper investigates the link between inequality and demand for redistribution by looking at how individuals form their perceptions of inequality.

Downloadable. This paper represents the results of a small-scale qualitative study, exploring public perceptions of the redistributive effects of taxation and public spending in the UK. Redistribution is not at the top of people's minds when they consider these issues and it is a complex subject on which they have thought little.

People appear to apply separate principles of 'fairness' and. When is redistribution popular. Social conflict and the politics of inequality Laura Rodriguez Takeuchi There is a strong body of evidence linking inequality with different forms of social conflict - for example with higher crime, lower social and institutional trust and political instability.

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Downloadable. This paper investigates the link between inequality and demand for redistribution by looking at how individuals form their perceptions of inequality. Most of the literature analyzing demand for redistribution has focused on objective inequality, rather than subjective perceptions of inequality.

However, a model that links demand for redistribution to subjective inequality is Author: Maurizio Bussolo, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Anna Barbara Giolbas, Ivan Torre. out of 5 stars Ethics of Redistribution Reviewed in the United States on April 7, Forty years ago Bertrand de Jouvenel gave a series of lectures at Cambridge University which have been published as The Ethics of Redistribution (Cambridge: University Press, Cited by:   The researchers who have written this volume are clear not only that mass poverty is still the leading humanitarian crisis in developing countries, but that, if effective policies are to be put in place, the national elites who control governments and economies need to be convinced of both the reasons why reducing poverty is in their own and the national interest, and that public action can.

Paul Rookes and Jane Willson explain perception and perceptual processes in a way that almost anyone can understand. The study of perception, or how the brain processes information from the senses, has fascinated psychologists and philosophers for a long time.

Perception takes the key research areas and presents the arguments and findings in a clear, concise form, enabling the reader to have. It is expected that a high level of trust is likely to positively influence perceptions towards redistributive policies.

This paper analyses the perceptions of CHF, NHIF and non-member households towards cross-subsidisation of the poor as an indication of the level of solidarity and acceptance of Cited by: 1.

An extensive literature exists hypothesizing a negative association between immigration and a multitude of social goods issues. Recent analyses, however, have established that the perception of the size of the immigrant population may be more relevant than the actual size of the population in shaping attitudes, and that the effect of immigration on social policy attitudes may be more salient Author: Liza G.

Steele, Krystal M. Perkins. Perceptions. 2, likes. lowers: K. upward mobility and the extent of redistribution in democratic countries, although such a link does not exist when objective measures for inequality and social mobility are used. Our observations suggest that political preferences and choices might depend more on.

maker is affected by redistribution. We estimate utility weights for the different sources of demand for redistribution, with the potential to inform modeling in macroeconomics and political economy.

JEL codes: D31, P16, H24, C91 Keywords: income distribution, political economy, redistribution, social prefer-ences. Introduction. In their book, The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone, Wilkinson and Pickett () use empirical data to show that income inequalities harm both the individual and society at large: the higher the income inequality, the lower the mental and physical health, the lower the trust in others and in social institutions, and the higher the crime rate—to name a few Cited by: 4.

Rethinking Redistribution. Jeffrey A. Miron Winter T oo often, the ends that policymakers pursue are poorly served by the means through which they pursue them. Examples of this problem abound today — but the clearest must surely be federal policymakers' efforts to combat poverty through the redistribution of income.

Perceptions and Perspectives: Testing for associations between Perceptions of Inequality, Autonomy, Morality and Support for Redistribution among BSU Students Lucas A. Fagundes Submitted in Partial Completion of the Requirements for Departmental Honors in Sociology Bridgewater State University Decem Dr.

Colby R. King, Thesis Director. We design and conduct large-scale surveys and experiments in six countries to investigate how natives' perceptions of immigrants influence their preferences for redistribution. We find strikingly large biases in natives' perceptions of the number and characteristics of immigrants: in all countries, respondents greatly overestimate the total.

In this small book, Bertrand de Jouvenal considers redistributionism from an ethical, rather than economic, perspective.

He assumes, only for the purpose of his ethical analysis, that redistribution of income has no impact on overall productive activity/5. In this paper we analyse how redistributive preference relates to actual income and to its distribution. For measuring the relationship on macro level, we define distance based measures of income.

Against a backdrop of vast income disparities across countries, this article develops a theory of how misperceptions of individuals’ relative international income shape mass support for cross-national transfers in the developed world. It tests this theory using a real-stakes experiment implemented on a nationally representative survey in the United by: 4.

Public Attitudes towards Income Redistribution: Evidence from Hong Kong Alfred M. Wu and Kee-Lee Chou Department of Asian and Policy Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong Abstract The drivers of public support for redistributive policy.

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The first addresses how different types, levels, and perceptions of inequalities shape personal preferences over redistribution and taxation.

The second line investigates the distributional consequences of public good provision in socio-economically and ethno-religiously diverse settings. Undergraduate Student’s Perceptions and Predilections of the Use of YouTube.

pation as well as foster social learning theory (Buzzetto-More, a). Further, they have all been found particularly effective at appealing to digital natives (Buzzetto-More, b; Buzzetto-More, a). This paper specifically explores Web-based video services.

Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of The Ethics of Redistribution (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Ethics of Redistribution. Design of redistribution matters. There is no one-size-fits-all strategy. Redistribution should reflect a country’s specific circumstances, including underlying fiscal pressures, social preferences, and the government’s administrative and tax capacity.

Also, taxes and transfers cannot be considered in isolation. Economic inequality is at a record high in the United States, but public demand for redistribution is not rising with it. Meghan Condon and Amber Wichowsky show that this paradox and other mysteries about class and US politics can be solved through a focus on social comparison.

Powerful currents compete to propel attention up or down—toward the rich or the poor—pulling politics along in. - “Public perceptions of inequality and social structure”, Professor Sarah Irwin, University of Leeds. - “Why do people put up with inequality?”, Dr Wendy Bottero, University of Manchester.

- Facilitated Panel Discussion. - Close. For a book of abstracts, please click here. Location Details. Get this from a library. Immigration and redistribution.

[Alberto Alesina; Armando Miano; Stefanie Stantcheva; National Bureau of Economic Research,] -- We design and conduct large-scale surveys and experiments in six countries to investigate how natives' perceptions of immigrants influence their preferences for redistribution. We find strikingly.

for redistribution and reported conflict between rich and poor. We suggest that most theories about political effects of inequality need to be reframed as theories about effects of perceived inequality.

JEL Codes: D31, D63, D83, H24, H54, I30 Key words: inequality, income distribution, biased perceptions, preferences for redistributionFile Size: 1MB.

The relationship between socioeconomic inequality and democratic politics has been one of the central questions in the social sciences from Aristotle on. Recent waves of democratization, combined with deepened global inequalities, have made understanding this relationship ever more crucial.

In The Great Gap, Merike Blofield seeks to contribute to this understanding by analyzing inequality and. The “struggle for recognition” is fast becoming the paradigmatic form of political conflict in the late twentieth century.

Demands for “recognition of difference” fuel struggles of groups mobilised under the banners of nationality, ethnicity, “race,” gender, and sexuality.Moreover, Alesina and La Ferrara consider perceptions of equal opportunity as one factor in redistribution preferences.

Their results lead to some thought-provoking refinements to widely accepted generalizations about how rich and poor are likely to view redistribution of wealth via tax dollars.Open educational resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes.

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