We run income inequality questionnaire in 17 universities in the USA. In the questionnaire we examine how students of economics compare inequality of income distributions, when transfers are made between income recipients. The results are analysed in terms of several personal characteristics of the respondents: family income, ethnicity, sex, geographic origin, number of siblings, age, and by ranking of the universities.
Amiel, Y., Cowell, F. and Slottje, D. (2004), "WHY DO PEOPLE VIOLATE THE TRANSFER PRINCIPLE? EVIDENCE FROM EDUCATIONAL SAMPLE SURVEYS", Cowell, F. (Ed.) Inequality, Welfare and Income Distribution: Experimental Approaches (Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1049-2585(04)11001-6Download as .RIS
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