Towards a Theory of Self-Segregation as a Response to Relative Deprivation: Steady-State Outcomes and Social Welfare

Oded Stark*, You Qiang Wang

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Abstract

This chapter discuss a theoretical case of self-segregation when a distaste for deprivation is prominent. The analysis suggests a new operational measure for social welfare, and paves the way to interesting experimental cases.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEconomics and Happiness
Subtitle of host publicationFraming the Analysis
PublisherOxford University Press
Volume9780199286287
ISBN (Print)0199286280, 9780199286287
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Eudaimonia
  • Rationality
  • Welfare
  • Well-being

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