Fairness and the development of inequality acceptance.

@article{Alms2010FairnessAT,
  title={Fairness and the development of inequality acceptance.},
  author={Ingvild Alm{\aa}s and Alexander W. Cappelen and Erik \O. S\orensen and Bertil Tungodden},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={328 5982},
  pages={1176-8}
}
Fairness considerations fundamentally affect human behavior, but our understanding of the nature and development of people's fairness preferences is limited. The dictator game has been the standard experimental design for studying fairness preferences, but it only captures a situation where there is broad agreement that fairness requires equality. In real life, people often disagree on what is fair because they disagree on whether individual achievements, luck, and efficiency considerations of… CONTINUE READING
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