Electoral Systems and Income Inequality

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Abstract

The goal of this paper is to determine if electoral systems and inequality are linked. Using high quality data (LIS database) and simple panel methods, we show that when the degree of proportionality of a system increases, inequality decreases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-12
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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