Social Ethics and Normative Economics

Essays in Honour of Serge-Christophe Kolm


ISBN: 978-3-642-17806-1 (Print) 978-3-642-17807-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    An Introduction to Social Ethics and Normative Economics

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-56

    Kolm as a Contributor to Public Utility Pricing, Second-Best Culture, and the Theory of Regulation

  4. Chapter

    Pages 57-99

    Public Utility Pricing and Capacity Choice with Stochastic Demand

  5. Chapter

    Pages 101-127

    Bidimensional Inequalities with an Ordinal Variable

  6. Chapter

    Pages 129-154

    Inequality of Life Chances and the Measurement of Social Immobility

  7. Chapter

    Pages 155-167

    Partnership, Solidarity, and Minimal Envy in Matching Problems

  8. Chapter

    Pages 169-191

    Borrowing-Proofness of the Lindahl Rule in Kolm Triangle Economies

  9. Chapter

    Pages 193-216

    When Kolm Meets Mirrlees: ELIE

  10. Chapter

    Pages 217-239

    Kolm’s Tax, Tax Credit, and the Flat Tax

  11. Chapter

    Pages 241-259

    Positional Equity and Equal Sacrifice: Design Principles for an EU-Wide Income Tax?

  12. Chapter

    Pages 261-277

    Comparing Societies with Different Numbers of Individuals on the Basis of Their Average Advantage

  13. Chapter

    Pages 279-301

    On Kolm’s Use of Epistemic Counterfactuals in Social Choice Theory

  14. Chapter

    Pages 303-325

    Optimal Redistribution in the Distributive Liberal Social Contract

  15. Chapter

    Pages 327-337

    Reciprocity and Norms

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 339-357