Milanovic, Branko (2007): Ethical case and economic feasibility of global transfers.
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Almost all social transfers are conducted within nations. Is there a case for cross border transfers? What could be the grounds for such transfers from the globally rich to globally poor people? The paper explores three possible grounds: compensation for the past wrongs; economic and political interdependence today; and the application of a Rawlsian difference principle at a global scale. The paper ends by arguing that global non-governmental institutions are likely to play a key advocacy role.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Ethical case and economic feasibility of global transfers|
|Keywords:||global distributive justice; global inequality|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I31 - General Welfare|
|Depositing User:||Branko Milanovic|
|Date Deposited:||05. Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 16:55|
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