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The political economy of job protection and income redistribution

Bruno Amable

The political economy of job protection and income redistribution

by Bruno Amable

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Bruno Amable, Donatella Gatti.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1404, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1404
ContributionsGatti, Donatella.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5701
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3477634M
LC Control Number2005617390

The Political Economy of Inequality by Frank Stilwell is published by Polity Press (Camb: pp, RRP $). It is distributed in Australia by Wiley, Melbourne, and can be ordered at Gleebooks or from any good bookshop. Frank Stilwell is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Sydney and Vice President of the Evatt Foundation. the U.S. American preferences for a liberal market economy are relatively clear; by contrast, European preferences for a social market economy remain confusing and are the subject of continuing debates in the field of political economy in positive as well as normative terms. Redistribution is .

This paper develops a model of job creation and job destruction in a growing economy with embodied technical progress, which I use to analyze the political support for employment protection laws such as the ones that are observed in most European countries. In voting in favor of employment protection, incumbent employees trade off lower living standards (because employment protection maintains Cited by: Political economy is the study of production and trade and their relations with law, custom and government; and with the distribution of national income and a discipline, political economy originated in moral philosophy, in the 18th century, to explore the administration of states' wealth, with "political" signifying the Greek word polity and "economy" signifying the Greek word.

The Political Economy of Redistribution and Self-Reliance ROBERT L. ROTHSTEIN* Fellow, Rockefeller Foundation 1. REDISTRIBUTION AND SELF-RELIANCE: TURNING THE CONVENTIONAL WISDOM ON ITS HEAD The new approaches to development are quite diverse, but they do share a number of common perspectives and by: 7. the income redistribution literature (Rodgers, ) cites one political science article (Wilson & Banfield, ). The standard textual treatment in political sci-ence (Albritton, ) cites no economic articles. Yet economic and political analyses of income redistribu-tion largely complement one another, and an integra-tion of the two is.


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The political economy of job protection and income redistribution by Bruno Amable Download PDF EPUB FB2

Downloadable. This paper presents a model allowing to analyze voting, welfare institutions and economic performance. We consider a political economy framework with three classes of agents: entrepreneurs, employed workers and unemployed workers.

Agents vote on alternative institutional options: the degree of labour market flexibility and the intensity of redistribution. The Political Economy of Job Protection and Income Redistribution∗ This paper presents a model allowing to analyze voting, welfare institutions and economic performance.

We consider a political economy framework with three classes of agents: entrepreneurs, employed workers and unemployed workers. Agents vote on alternative. The Political Economy of Job Protection and Income Redistribution.

that demographic factors and the increased income inequality, job insecurity, and income volatility that result from. Yet while political and social change may have played an important role in reshaping the distribution of income in the United States, income distribution is ultimately an economic phenomenon.

After all, income is determined by market forces and the policies that governments adopt. Redistribution of income and wealth is the transfer of income and wealth (including physical property) from some individuals to others by means of a social mechanism such as taxation, charity, welfare, public services, land reform, monetary policies, confiscation, divorce or tort law.

The term typically refers to redistribution on an economy-wide basis rather than between selected individuals. We calibrate our model to theU.S. economy inand conduct simulation exercises to evaluate the effectiveness of expenditures on police protection and income redistribution at reducingcrime.

We find that while expenditures on police protection reducecrime, it is possible for the crime rate to Cited by: 7. that appear to influence the level of protection.* This greater attention to the political economy of protectionism is only one indication of the growing interest by economists in public choice-a subject that Mueller () defines as the application of economics to political science.

Notes on the Political Economy of Redistribution Septem am Septem am Mitt Romney is getting beaten up, and rightly so, for claiming that redistribution is un-American. We calibrate our model to the U.S. economy inand we conduct simulation exercises to evaluate the effectiveness of expenditures on police protection and income redistribution at reducing crime.

We find that while expenditures on police protection reduce crime, it is possible for the crime rate to increase with redistribution.

The first chapter reviews the economics and political science literatures on the political economy of protection as a way of setting the stage for the analysis of Chilean policy.

The second chapter consists of a historical overview of Chile’s trade policy from the early nineteenth century to the present. Trade and the political economy of redistribution G. Vannoorenbergheb, E. Janebab aTilburg University, Room K PO Box LE Tilburg, Netherlands.

Tel: +31 13 bUniversity of Mannheim, Dept of Economics L 7, Mannheim, Germany. Tel. +49 Abstract This paper shows how international trade a ects the support for policies.

Forbearance as Redistribution challenges the standard interpretation by showing that politicians choose not to enforce laws to distribute resources and win elections. Alisha Holland demonstrates that this forbearance towards activities such as squatting and street vending is a powerful strategy for attracting the electoral support of poor by: An income-tested approach provides minimum standards of income, goods, and/or services for only the poor.

A non-income-tested approach provides minimum standards for all citizens, regardless of Author: Jae-Jin Yang. landrakis () the natural foundation for studying political economy of redistribution and protection of property from expropriation.2 In our model, agents, some of whom have veto power, decide on allocation of a finite number of units.

If the (super)majority decides on redistribution, the new allocation be-comes the status quo for the next File Size: KB. ‘The Political Economy of the Subprime Mortgage Credit Expansion’. Quarterly Journal of Political Science 8: pp. – For example, the relationship between economic inequality and political inequality affects gender outcomes.

In many countries, women participate much less in political life and leadership than men. If we want to preserve a growing and socially healthy economy, and avoid moving to lower growth points on the inequality curve, then we will need to do much more redistribution of.

Taking earnings from wealthiest individuals and spreading it out between low income individuals. Transfer payments - when money is paid to individuals without goods or services in return. Ex: Welfare checks 2.

Transfer in kind - payment the form of goods instead of money. Food stamps, subsidized housing, Medicare/Medicaid 3.

the political economy of the respective society and its institutions. The idea that granting veto power to di⁄erent actors in the society enhances protection dates back at least to the Roman re-public (Polybius [], Machiavelli []) and, in modern times, to Montesquieu™s Spirit ofCited by: 3.

The Political Economy of' Income Redistribution Policies By LESTER C. THUROW ABSTRACT: During the decade of the s, a variety of public policies were adopted to alter the American distribution of income.

A history of these policies begins with the man-power programs of the early Kennedy administration and ends with President Nixon's budget. By studying "redistribution," we seek to explain: 1) how individuals cluster in geographic space according to income, class, and political preference; 2) how different political institutions aggregate preferences in different ways; 3) the impact of non-economic issue dimensions on patterns of redistribution; and 4) the role(s) of regime type.

The other reason for welcoming the invasion of government into the economy was, and remains, the conviction that redistribution of income through taxation and targeted expenditure is an act of “social justice,” a good deed and a moral duty.Views of political philosophers differ about the role of government in income redistribution.

Utilitarianism Liberalism Libertarianism Content Jeremy Bentham John Stuart Mill Utilitarianism Libertarianism Libertarianism is the view that government should enforce individual rights.1Solt, Frederick. “Standardizing the World Income Inequality Database.” Social Science Quarterly 90 (2): – 2Inequality is determined by the Gini index — a measure of inequality ranging from 0 towhere 0 = perfect equality and = perfect inequality, where one person earns all the income in an ribution is determined by the difference between the.