John E. Roemer

Yale University - Department of Political Science

Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Stout Professor of Political Science and Economics

Box 208269

New Haven, DC 06520-8269

United States

http://pantheon.yale.edu/~jer39/

Yale University - Cowles Foundation

Box 208281

New Haven, CT 06520-8281

United States

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Scholarly Papers (58)

1.

Equality of Opportunity

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1921
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 27 Oct 2013
John E. Roemer and Alain Trannoy
Yale University - Department of Political Science and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
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Equality of opportunity, Responsibility, Circumstances, Effort, Veil of ignorance

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Economic Development as Opportunity Equalization

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1583
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Equality of opportunity, Economic development

Economic Development as Opportunity Equalization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6530
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Economic Theory & Research, Inequality, Population Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Impact Evaluation

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What Is Socialism Today? Conceptions of a Cooperative Economy

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2220, January 2020
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Jan 2020
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Market socialism, General equilibrium, Cooperation, Kantian optimization, First theorem of welfare economics

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Egalitarianism Against the Veil of Ignorance

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Harsanyi, Dworkin, Rawls

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Socialism Revised

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2089
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Jun 2017
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Exploitation, Socialist Equality of Opportunity, Market Socialism

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Political Equilibrium with Private Or/And Public Campaign Finance: A Comparison of Institutions

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Mar 2003
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Political Equilibrium, Campaign Finance, Representation

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Does Democracy Engender Equality?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Political Economy, Dynamics, Education, Equality

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Value and Politics

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Political-Economic Equilibrium

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The Political Economy of Health Care Finance

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2007/31
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2007
Juan D. Moreno Ternero and John E. Roemer
Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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political competition, health care finance, ideological equilibrium, technology

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Modeling Party Competition in General Elections

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Nov 2004
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Downs, Hotelling, Wittman, PUNE, citizen-candidate

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Equalizing Educational Opportunity Through Educational Finance Reform

UC Davis Working Paper No. 99-08
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Apr 2000
Julian R. Betts and John E. Roemer
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Impartiality and Priority: Part 1: The Veil of Ignorance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Juan D. Moreno Ternero and John E. Roemer
Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Impartiality, Priority, Veil of ignorance

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What We Owe Our Children, They Their Children, and...

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Apr 2000
John E. Roemer and Roberto Veneziani
Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of London - School of Economics and Finance
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Justice, Development, Dynamic Programming, Optimal Taxation

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Distribution and Politics: A Brief History and Prospect

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2004
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Political-economic equilibrium

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Eclectic Distributional Ethics

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Mar 2003
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Distributive Justice, Ethics, Axiomatic Social Choice

The Dynamics of Capital Accumulation in the US: Simulations after Piketty

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1998
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Apr 2015
Philippe De Donder and John E. Roemer
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Piketty, Dynamics of wealth accumulation, Intergenerational mobility, Kantian equilibrium

The Dynamics of Capital Accumulation in the US: Simulations after Piketty

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5329
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 May 2015
Philippe De Donder and John E. Roemer
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Piketty, dynamics of wealth accumulation, intergenerational mobility, Kantian equilibrium

The Dynamics of Capital Accumulation in the US: Simulations after Piketty

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1998R
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Philippe De Donder and John E. Roemer
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Piketty, dynamics of wealth accumulation, convergence to steady state, spirit of capitalism, differential rates of return to capital, intergenerational mobility, capital levy, US calibration

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Racism and Redistribution in the United States: A Solution to the Problem of American Exceptionalism

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 11 Jun 2004
Woojin Lee and John E. Roemer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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racism, distribution,endogenous parties, party unanimity Nash equilibrium, anti-solidarity effect

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Kantian Optimization: An Approach to Cooperative Behavior

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1854R
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Oct 2013
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Kantian equilibrium, Social ethos, Implementation

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Xenophobia and Distribution in France: A Politico-Economic Analysis

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
John E. Roemer and Karen Van der Straeten
Yale University - Department of Political Science and Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
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Xenophobia, Racism, Distribution, Political equilibrium

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A Design for Market Socialism

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2090
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Market socialism, General equilibrium, First welfare theorem, Cooperation, Kantian optimization

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Kantian Optimization, Social Ethos, and Pareto Efficiency

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1854
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Kantian equilibrium, Social ethos, Implementation

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Kantian Allocations

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1582
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Sep 2006
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Cooperative solution, Proportional solution, Voting paradox, Prisoners' dilemma, Kant, Categorical imperative

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A Dynamic Analysis of Human Welfare in a Warming Planet

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1673
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Humberto Llavador, John E. Roemer and Joaquim Silvestre
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Quality of life, Climate change, Education, Maximin, Growth

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Indeterminacy of Citizen-Candidate Equilibrium

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Mar 2003
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Citizen-candidate Equilibrium, Political Equilibrium

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Intergenerational Justice and Sustainability Under the Leximin Ethic

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 May 2005
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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leximin, sustainability, technical change

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The Ethics of Distribution in a Warming Planet

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1693
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Climate change, Intergenerational justice, Sustainability, Utilitarianism

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An Equal-Opportunity Approach to the Allocation of International Aid

UC Davis Working Paper No. 99-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 May 2000
Humberto Llavador and John E. Roemer
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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A Positive Theory of Income Taxation Where Politicians Focus Upon Swing and Core Voters

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1637
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Political economy, Income taxation, Political equilibrium

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Objectivity, Priority, and the Veil of Ignorance

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2005/81, Moreno-Ternero, J.D., and Roemer, J., THE VEIL OF IGNORANCE VIOLATES PRIORITY, ECONOMICS AND PHILOSOPHY, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 233-257, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2011
Juan D. Moreno Ternero and John E. Roemer
Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Impartiality, Objectivity, Priority, Veil of ignorance

Impartiality, Priority, and Solidarity in the Theory of Justice

CORE Discussion Paper 2005/77
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Juan D. Moreno Ternero and John E. Roemer
Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Impartiality, Priority, Solidarity, Allocation rules, Characterization result

Impartiality, Priority, and Solidarity in the Theory of Justice

Econometrica, Vol. 74, No. 5, pp. 1419-1427, 2006
Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Juan D. Moreno Ternero and John E. Roemer
Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Yale University - Department of Political Science

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A Theory of Cooperation in Games with an Application to Market Socialism

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2125
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Kantian equilibrium, cooperation, tragedy of the commons, free rider problem, market socialism

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Impartiality and Priority: Part 2: A Characterization with Solidarity

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Juan D. Moreno Ternero and John E. Roemer
Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Impartiality, Solidarity, Priority, Allocation rules, Characterization result

Mixed Oligopoly Equilibria When Firms' Objectives are Endogenous

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1581
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Sep 2006
Philippe De Donder and John E. Roemer
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Mixed oligopoly, Vertical differentiation, Factions, Party-unanimity, Nash equilibrium

Mixed Oligopoly Equilibria When Firms' Objectives are Endogenous

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5900
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Dec 2006
Philippe De Donder and John E. Roemer
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Mixed oligopoly, vertical differentiation, factions, party-unanimity Nash equilibrium

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Evolutionary Stability of Kantian Optimization

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jul 2012
Philip A. Curry and John E. Roemer
University of Waterloo and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Kantian equilibrium, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stable strategy, cooperation

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Dynamic Equality of Opportunity

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2034
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2016
John E. Roemer and Burak Ünveren
Yale University - Department of Political Science and Yildiz Technical University - Department of Economics
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Equality of opportunity, intergenerational transfers, education, dynamic model

Dynamic Equality of Opportunity

Economica, Vol. 84, Issue 334, pp. 322-343, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Mar 2017
John E. Roemer and Burak Ünveren
Yale University - Department of Political Science and Yildiz Technical University - Department of Economics
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The Double Role of Ethnic Heterogeneity in Explaining Welfare-State Generosity

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1972
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Dec 2014
Markus Jantti, Gerald D. Jaynes and John E. Roemer
Stockholm University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Political economy, Welfare state, Social insurance, Ethnic fractionalization

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Equality of Opportunity and the Distribution of Long-Run Income in Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5466
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jantti and John E. Roemer
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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equality of opportunity, family background, inequality, long-run income

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Inequality of Income Acquisition: The Role of Childhood Circumstances

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-084
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jan 2016
Andreas Peichl, Paul Hufe, John E. Roemer and Martin Ungerer
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Yale University - Department of Political Science and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Equality of Opportunity; Earnings Inequality ; Lower bounds; Early childhood achievements

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Embedding Cooperation in General-Equilibrium Models

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2098
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Kantian optimization, Cooperation, General equilibrium, Market socialism, Global emissions control, Worker-owned firms, Externalities, Public goods

An Allegory of the Political Influence of the Top 1%

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4478
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Philippe De Donder and John E. Roemer
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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political economy, Kantian equilibrium, lobbying, regulatory capture

An Allegory of the Political Influence of the Top 1%

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9745
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Philippe De Donder and John E. Roemer
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Kantian equilibrium, lobbying, political economy, regulatory capture

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Global Unanimity Equilibrium on the Carbon Budget

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2172
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Humberto Llavador and John E. Roemer
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Unanimity equilibrium, Climate change, Carbon pricing, Integrated assessment models

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North-South Convergence and the Allocation of CO2 Emissions

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1932
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Humberto Llavador, John E. Roemer and Joaquim Silvestre
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Climate change, Sustainability, North-South convergence, International negotiations

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Multidimensional Poverty with Missing Attributes

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 May 2010
Avidit Raj Acharya and John E. Roemer
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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multidimensional poverty

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Barefoot and Footloose Doctors: Optimal Resource Allocation in Developing Countries with Medical Migration

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1922
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2015
John E. Roemer and Pedro Rosa Dias
Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of Sussex - Department of Economics
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Community health workers, Burden of disease, Developing countries, Migration, Optimal resource allocation

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Sustainability in the Presence of Global Warming: Theory and Empirics

UNDP-HDRO Occasional Papers No. 2011/5
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Humberto Llavador, John E. Roemer and Joaquim Silvestre
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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The Rise and Fall of Unionised Labour Markets: A Political Economy Approach

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Woojin Lee and John E. Roemer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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The Political Economy of Xenophobia and Distribution: The Case of Denmark

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 251-277, July 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
John E. Roemer and Karine Van der Straeten
Yale University - Department of Political Science and Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Laboratoire d'Econometrie
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Kantian Equilibrium

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, Issue 1, pp. 1-24, March 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Feb 2010
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Inequality of Opportunity in Wages and Consumption in Egypt

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 64, pp. S26-S54, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Oct 2018
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, St. Catherine University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Political Science and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
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consumption, Egypt, inequality of opportunity, wages

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Intergenerational Justice When Future Worlds are Uncertain

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1692
Posted: 10 Apr 2009
Humberto Llavador, John E. Roemer and Joaquim Silvestre
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics

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Discounted utilitarianism, Rawlsian, Sustainability, Maximin, Uncertainty, Expected utility, von Neumann-Morgenstern, Dynamic welfare maximization

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Equity in Health Care Delivery and Finance

UC Davis Working Paper No. Working Paper #99-11
Posted: 18 Apr 2000
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Distributive Class Politics and the Political Geography of Interwar Europe

University of California, Davis WP #98-07
Posted: 09 Jun 1998
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Trade Unions and Transfer Payments: When are They Reasons to Prefer Democracy to Dictatorship?

UC Davis Working Paper #97-25
Posted: 03 Apr 1998
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Discretionary Power Causes Divergent Politics

UC Davis Working Paper #97-24
Posted: 27 Mar 1998
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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A Note on the Transfer of Power from Parties to Candidates

UC Davis Working Paper No. 97-23
Posted: 16 Mar 1998
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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The Democratic Political Economy of Progressive Income Taxation

UC Davis Working Paper #97-11
Posted: 15 Apr 1997
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Variations in the Size of the Welfare State: A Preference- Based Explanation

UC Davis Working Paper #96-11
Posted: 18 Mar 1997
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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The Democratic Class Struggle: A Survey of Recent Results

UC Davis Working Paper #96-07
Posted: 18 Feb 1997
John E. Roemer
Yale University - Department of Political Science

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