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American Exceptionalism? Differences in the Elasticity of Preferences for Redistribution between the United States and Western Europe

Working Paper 2020-530

Abstract

Are lower levels of support for redistribution in the United States compared to Western Eu-

Authors: Christopher Hoy , Franziska Mager.

Keywords: Inequality; Redistribution; Social Mobility; Political Economy.
JEL: D31; D63; D72; D83; P16