A Theory of Tolerance

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Corneo, Giacomo; Jeanne, Olivier;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Munich: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo)
  • Subject: O1 | value systems,tolerance | Verhalten | modernity | modernity; occupational choice; symbolic values; tolerance | D1 | value systems | Kinder | Risiko | Eltern | value systems, tolerance, modernity | tolerance | Gesellschaftliches Bewusstsein
    • jel: jel:D10 | jel:O1 | jel:D1 | jel:O10
      ddc: ddc:330

We develop an economic theory of tolerance where styles of behaviour are invested with symbolic value. Value systems are endogenous and taught by parents to their children. In conjunction with actual behaviour, value systems determine the esteem enjoyed by individuals. ... View more
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