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Equality of opportunity for well-being

Working Paper 2017-444


A growing literature has tried to measure the extent to which individuals have equal opportunities to acquire income. At the same time, policy makers have doubled down on efforts to go beyond income when measuring well-

Authors: Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Xavier Ramos.

Keywords: Equality of opportunity, measurement, responsibility, effort, well-being.
JEL: D3, D63, I31.