Affirmative Action and Economic Justice.

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In this paper we aim to address the question of whether in a society that cares about equality both across population groups and within each population group (across skills), supplementing an optimal tax and transfer system with an affirmative action policy would enhance social welfare.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-22
Number of pages22
JournalAmerican Law & Economics Association Papers
Issue number39
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2006


  • Affirmative action programs
  • Equality
  • Population
  • Social groups
  • Social policy
  • Affirmative action
  • Optimal Taxation
  • Vertical Equity


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