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Title: Inequality, redistribution and the allocation of public spending in education. A political-economy approach.
Authors: Di Gioacchino, Debora
Ginebri, Sergio
Sabani, Laura
Keywords: policy choices in representative democracies
public investment in education
redistribution
government debt repayment.
Issue Date: 27-May-2005
Abstract: The incidence of public expenditure in education appears to be skewed in favour of the middle and upper classes. This paper inquires into the determinants of this bias using a political economy approach. We develop a model with two time periods with an election occurring between the two. In the first period, agents differ in their initial wealth. In the second period, differences in wealth are combined with differences in income. In the first period, the incumbent government issues debt to f
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2192/94
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