Fairness and Equity in Societal Decision Analysis

@inproceedings{Merage2010FairnessAE,
  title={Fairness and Equity in Societal Decision Analysis},
  author={L. ROBIN KELLER YITONG WANG The Paul Merage},
  year={2010}
}
  • L. ROBIN KELLER YITONG WANG The Paul Merage
  • Published 2010
Imagine you divide three cookies between your two children, five-year-old Jack and two-year-old Jill. You might give Jack two cookies and Jill one cookie. But, then Jill will claim that this division is unfair, and will remain unconvinced even when you say that Jack is older and bigger and thus needs (and deserves) more food. In such a parental role, you may decide to give equal cookie allocations in the future, ignoring arguably good reasons for giving an unequal allocation. Such an equal… CONTINUE READING

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