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Who cares about relative deprivation ? (English)

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Theories of relative deprivation predict negative welfare effects when friends and neighbors become better-off. Other theories point to likely positive benefits. The authors encompass both views within a single model, which motivates their tests using... See More +

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  • Ravallion, Martin; Lokshin, Michael;
  • 2005/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS3782
  • 1 of 1
  • Malawi
  • Africa
  • Who cares about relative deprivation ?
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