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On the inefficiency of inequality

Maurice Schiff

On the inefficiency of inequality

by Maurice Schiff

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Maurice Schiff.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1283, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1283
LC ClassificationsHD5701
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3478025M
LC Control Number2005617911

Social Inequality Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific patterns along lines of socially defined categories of persons. It is the differentiation preference of access to social goods in society brought about by power, religion, kinship. Book Chapter Gender Inequality and Theories of Justice Turning to concrete questions of justice for women, Sen introduces the issue of ‘co‐operative conflicts’ and argues that these conflicts are often rooted in traditional conceptions of women's role, which .

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"With this book, as in his past work, Frankfurt has shown why it is so important to question common terms that are too often used reflexively. Regardless of one's own views on the past, present, and future of inequality, On Inequality is a salutary effort to help readers pause and think about the beliefs that motivate our rhetoric."—EF, Econ. Our first book "What do we do about inequality?" looks at rampant and growing disparities in various forms and looks to help the reader understand these problem from new perspectives, while also offering ideas towards creating outcomes that are more just than those that are currently endured.

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Introduction Recent studies have shown a negative impact of inequality on growth.1 As far as we know, a negative relationship between inequality and efficiency has not been established.2 This paper aims to establish such a link.

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2 1 Basic (Elementary) Inequalities and Their Application Exercise Let a,b∈R+.Prove the inequality a b + b a ≥2. Solution From the obvious inequality (a−b)2 ≥0wehave a2 −2ab+b2 ≥0 ⇔ a2 +b2 ≥2ab ⇔ a2 +b2 ab ≥2 ⇔ a b + b a ≥2. Equality occurs if and only if a−b=0, i.e.

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