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Choosing from Behind a Veil of Ignorance in India


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Title: Choosing from Behind a Veil of Ignorance in India
Authors: Johansson-Stenman, Olof
Gupta, Gautam
Carlsson, Fredrik
Issue Date: 2002
University: Göteborg University. School of Business, Economics and Law
Extent: 7 pages
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Publication type: Report
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics, nr 72
Keywords: Veil of ignorance; inequality aversion; risk aversion; caste
Abstract: Social inequality aversion is measured through a veil-of-ignorance experiment with Indian students. The median relative risk aversion is found to be quite high, about 3, and independent caste.
ISSN: 1403-2465
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/2814
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