Search for dissertations about: "Wealth distribution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Wealth distribution.

  1. 1. Just Distribution : Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Simon Birnbaum; Bo Lindensjö; Jouni Reinikainen; Stuart White; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; John Rawls; Philippe Van Parijs; radical liberalism; real libertarianism; basic income; reciprocity; welfare universalism; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Should liberal egalitarians endorse the idea of an unconditional basic income for all? This thesis defends a politics of unconditional universalism, offering a liberty-respecting and non-perfectionist basis for maximin-guided policies. The argument starts off from a Rawlsian justification of basic income in the context of institutional ideal theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Just Distribution : Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Simon Birnbaum; Bo Lindensjö; Jouni Reinikainen; Stuart White; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; John Rawls; Philippe Van Parijs; radical liberalism; real libertarianism; basic income; reciprocity; welfare universalism; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Should liberal egalitarians endorse the idea of an unconditional basic income for all? This thesis defends a politics of unconditional universalism, offering a liberty-respecting and non-perfectionist basis for maximin-guided policies. The argument starts off from a Rawlsian justification of basic income in the context of institutional ideal theory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Consumption - Aggregation, Asymmetry and Asset Distributions

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Mårten Bjellerup; Jan Ekberg; Katarina Juselius; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aggregate consumption; Aggregation; Asymmetry; Wealth distribution; Income distribution; Concavity; Permanent Income Hypothesis; Buffer stock saving; Precautionary saving; consumption; saving; Euler equation; error correction; skew-t distribution; gamma distribution; dispersion; non-linear model; durable goods; nondurable goods; household level data; consumption function; marginal propensity to consume; current resources; consumption expenditure; life-cycle model; univariate test; multivariate test; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of four self-contained essays on consumption. Essays 1 and 2 consider different measures of aggregate consumption, and Essays 3 and 4 consider how the distributions of income and wealth affect consumption from a macro and micro perspective, respectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lifting All Boats? The Evolution of Income and Wealth Inequality over the Path of Development

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Daniel Waldenström; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Income distribution; Top incomes; Wealth inequality; Intergenerational mobility; Income taxation; Economic history;

    Abstract : Does a rising tide lift all boats? This question – that is, to what extent does improvements of the general economy benefit all – is central to the study of economics and history. From fundamental issues about whether market forces have an innate tendency to increase or decrease differences in economic outcomes, to much debated questions about the effects of government policies, distributional concerns are always present. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Income Taxation and Wealth Inequality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Jacob Lundberg; Håkan Selin; Spencer Bastani; Helena Svaleryd; Tomas Sjögren; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public economics; income taxation; wealth inequality; Laffer curve; redistribution; microsimulation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with inequality, redistribution and taxation, in particular the taxation of labour income and the distribution of wealth. Most of the analysis is focused on Sweden. The thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: “Analyzing tax reforms using the Swedish Labour Income Microsimulation Model”. READ MORE