TITLE

A Comment on the Paper by Clark, Tullock, and Levy

AUTHOR(S)
Rothschild, Kurt W.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Atlantic Economic Journal;Dec2006, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p491
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents Kurt W. Rothschild comment on the article "The Poverty of Politics: How Income Redistribution Hurts the Poor," by J. R. Clark, G. Tullock, and L. S. Levy. Rothschild's comment rests on an intuitive model with a simple structure which cannot be criticized for being logically wrong, but for the way it is taken as a relevant basis for judging or executing real world anti-poverty programs by means of income redistribution.
ACCESSION #
23262951

 

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