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What Is The Mirrleesian Social Planner

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Rawlsians and Utilitarians would argue for the redistribution of income and that income equality would create the most utility. The redistribution of income from the rich to poor is ultimately inefficient. This can be seen with the Mirrleesian social planner. The Mirrleesian social planner is a theory that in a hypothetical society the government rewards people based on their production and higher producers would earn more thus have more utility. An unbiased social planner is then implemented and the planner decides to redistribute income so both the most productive and the least productive now earn the same. Without the income, the most productive have no incentive to be productive so they work at the same levels as the least productive. The
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