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Person-affecting paretian egalitarianism with variable population size
(Discussion paper2005:13, Working paper, 2005-08)
Where there is a fixed population (i.e., who exists does not depend on what choice an agent makes), the deontic version of anonymous Paretian egalitarianism holds that an option is just if and only if (1) it is anonymously ...
A new equity condition for infinite utility streams and the possibility of being Paretian
(Discussion paper2005:9, Working paper, 2005-04)
The pluralism of fairness ideals : an experimental approach
(Discussion paper2005:12, Working paper, 2005-09)
A core question in the contemporary debate on distributive justice is how the fair distribution of income is affected by differences in talent and effort. Important theories of distributive justice, such as strict ega ...
Sustainable recursive social welfare functions
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
What ethical criterion for intergenerational justice should be adopted, e.g., when faced with the task of managing the global environment? Koopmans’ axiomatization of discounted utilitarianism is based on seemingly compelling ...
(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 ...