Distributional consequences fairness and distribution

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Distributional ConsequencesFairness and DistributionNotions of "fairness" are not well de°neda couple who love children limit the number of children to two for°nancial reasons has to support educational fees for people who haveten children and can±t a/ord collegedouble income families have less social security returns than singleincome familiesOTSU(Sophia University FLA)IBE 316Spring 200813 / 16
Distributional ConsequencesEquity-E¢ ciency Trade-o/sIs there possibility of Pareto improvement?Usually there is trade-o/ between e¢ ciency and equitymore progressive tax systems reduce marginal incentives to workOTSU(Sophia University FLA)IBE 316Spring 200814 / 16
Public Policy ObjectivesIt is di¢ cult for the government to specify all objectives or toarticulate them in the form of a set of regulations or standarde¢ ciencyequitya¢ rmative action?OTSU(Sophia University FLA)IBE 316Spring 200815 / 16
Political ProcessIt is insightful to study the political process of expenditure programsbecause we can understand why the program looks the way it doesPrograms respond at least in part to the desires and perceptions ofvotersThe design of programs may a/ect the extent to which they aresubjected to political pressures or corruptionOTSU(Sophia University FLA)IBE 316Spring 200816 / 16

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