On the economics of basic liberties

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The paper discusses the problem of initial assignments of rights. An attempt is made to characterise a system of rights in the spirit of Rawls's first principle of justice according to which society should adopt the most extensive system of equal basic liberties.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-280
JournalSocial Choice and Welfare
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • difference principle
  • rights

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