Inequality aversion among Spanish gypsies: an experimental approach [Aversión a la desigualdad entre gitanos Españoles: un enfoque experimental]

Cobo Reyes, Ramón, Jiménez Jiménez, Natalia ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9077-4824 and Solano García, Ángel (2008) Inequality aversion among Spanish gypsies: an experimental approach [Aversión a la desigualdad entre gitanos Españoles: un enfoque experimental]. Revista Internacional de Sociología, LXVI (49) . pp. 47-60. ISSN 0034-9712 [Article] (doi:10.3989/ris.2008.i49.82)

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Abstract

This paper presents a first attempt to measure inequality aversion among gypsies. We conducted an experiment among adult gypsies living at slums outside Vallecas (Madrid). To analyze this variable we use the mechanism provided by Kroll & Davidovitz (2003) among 38 voluntary participants. Results indicate that: i) 52.6% of the individuals are inequality averse; ii) there is a positive relationship between inequality aversion and some features of the population such as individual religious practice, marital status, family size, position in the hierarchy of the family or club association and, iii) neither wealth, nor participation in voluntary activities affect inequality aversion.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 16916
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Depositing User: Natalia Jimenez Jimenez
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2015 09:41
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2022 01:13
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/16916

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