Awesome papers in Positive Welfare Economics
Posted: 2022-07-16 15:55, last updated: 2022-07-28 13:25.
What follows is a (very incomplete) list of outstanding papers in Positive Welfare Economics, broadly construed. Read them, and marvel. Is your paper missing? Contact me.
What is Positive Welfare Economics, you ask? Very simple: It is the study of social planners’ welfare function.
This list is a work-in-progress. It was first posted in July of 2022.
- Croson, R., & Konow, J. (2009). Social preferences and moral biases. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 69(3), 201-212.
- Rockenbach, B., & Wolff, I. (2016). Designing institutions for social dilemmas. German Economic Review, 17(3), 316-336.
- Ambuehl, S., Bernheim, B. D., & Ockenfels, A. (2021). What motivates paternalism? An experimental study. American Economic Review, 111(3), 787-830.
- Ackfeld, V., & Ockenfels, A. (2021). Do people intervene to make others behave prosocially? Games and Economic Behavior, 128, 58-72.
- Ambuehl, S., & Bernheim, B. D. (2021). Interpreting the Will of the People: A Positive Analysis of Ordinal Preference Aggregation. Working Paper 29389, National Bureau of Economic Research.
- Andre, P. (2021). Shallow Meritocracy: An Experiment on Fairness Views. Working Paper, SSRN.
- Schaube, S., & Strang, L. (2022). (Not) Everyone Can Be a Winner–The Role of Payoff Interdependence for Redistribution. ECONtribute Discussion Paper No. 160.
- Alesina, A., Miano, A., & Stantcheva, S. (2022). Immigration and Redistribution. REStud.