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(Discussion paper2004:9, Working paper, 2004-06)
According to liberal egalitarian ethics, individuals should be rewarded for factors under their control, but not for factors outside their control. A fundamental challenge to liberal egalitarian theories of justice is ...
The importance of moral reflection and self-reported data in a dictator game with production
(Discussion paper2007:40, Working paper, 2007-12)
This paper studies how individual behavior is affected by moral reflection in a dictator game with production, and the informational value of self-reported data on fairness. We find that making individuals reflect on ...
Willingness to compete in a gender equal society
(Discussion paper;24/2012, Working paper, 2012-12)
Efficiency, equality and reciprocity in social preferences : a comparison of students and representative population
(Discussion paper2010:28, Working paper, 2010-11)
The debate between Engelmann and Strobel (2004, 2006) and Fehr, Naef, and Schmidt (2006) highlights the important question of the extent to which lab experiments on student populations can serve to identify the motivational ...
Leadership and incentives
(Discussion Papers;2/2014, Working paper, 2014-01)
We study how leader compensation affects public goods provision. We report from a lab experiment with four treatments, where the base treatment was a standard public goods game with simultaneous contribution decisions, ...
(Working paper2004:65, Working paper, 2004-06)
According to liberal egalitarian ethics, individuals should be rewarded for factors under their control, but not for factors outside their control. A fundamental challenge to liberal egalitarian theories of justice is how ...
Responsibility in health care : a liberal egalitarian approach
(Working paper2004:45, Working paper, 2004)
Lifestyle diseases constitute an increasing portion of health problems and this trend is likely to continue. A better understanding of the responsibility argument is important for the assessment of policies aimed at meeting ...
National responsibility and the just distribution of debt relief
(Working paper2006:31, Working paper, 2006-08)
A central question in the debate on debt relief has been whether or not highly indebted poor countries should be held responsible for their sovereign debt. Proponents of debt relief typically argue that this is not fair ...
Inequality, tax avoidance and redistribution
(Working paper2004:67, Working paper, 2004-12)
The present paper seeks to explain the pattern of income redistribution in a world of increased market income inequality. In some countries, larger market income inequality has been met by an increased redistributive effort, ...
Local autonomy and interregional equality
(Working paper2004:66, Working paper, 2004-11)
This paper shows how two important interregional transfer schemes, the foundation grant and the power equalization grant, can be seen as two different interpretations of equal opportunity ethics. It provides characterizations ...