Welfare Stigma Re-Examined

Tomer Blumkin, Yoram Margalioth, Efraim Sadka

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Abstract

We dissect welfare stigma into two types: traditional and statistical, and show that the latter can be employed as a desirable form of a welfare ordeal, as its costs are positively correlated with ability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)874-886
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Public Economic Theory
Volume17
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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