Can information shape preferences for redistribution? Evidence from randomised controlled trials in 12 countries

PhD Seminar (Econ)

Speaker

Christopher Hoy, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Friday, 27 April, 2018 - 09:30 to 11:00

Are people more concerned about inequality when they have accurate information about the scale of inequality in their country? This seminar will explore this issue using results from randomised controlled trials for a sample of over 50,000 online survey participants in 12 countries, including Australia. The results show that people’s concern about inequality is elastic to information in all countries, whereas their preference for redistribution is relatively inelastic.

Find flyers, registration, and complete event details at https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/12345/can-information-shape-preferences-redistribution-evidence-randomised

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