Testing for self-interest: `The economic person in sociological context' revisited

Hudson, John; Jones, Philip
March 1994
Journal of Socio-Economics;Spring/Summer94, Vol. 23 Issue 1/2, p101
Academic Journal
Discusses a technique that estimates the importance of self-interest by using the significance of income as an explanatory variable in an analysis of responses to questionnaire surveys. Interpretation of variables; Altruism as externality; Regression results for general attitudes to taxation and government spending.


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