Friday, January 30, 2009

Conservatism, inequality, and happiness

From this paper:
our research suggests that inequality takes a greater psychological toll on liberals than on conservatives, apparently because liberals lack ideological rationalizations that would help them frame inequality in a positive (or at least neutral) light.
Hat tip to Bryan Caplan.

1 comment:

Kaye Noir said...

yeah, considering the fact that they perpetuate wealth envy amongst lower-income U.S. ...