Social-economical mobility and redistribution policy

  • Iacopo Borsi

    TEASistemi SpA, Pisa, Italy
  • Giorgio Busoni

    Universita di Firenze, Italy
  • Antonio Fasano

    Università di Firenze, Italy
  • Mario Primicerio

    Universita di Firenze, Italy


We present and discuss an integro-differential equation that models economic dynamics in a closed population. An ‘‘economic inequality index’’ is introduced and some examples are provided showing how changes in social mobility can produce increasing (or decreasing) social equity.

Cite this article

Iacopo Borsi, Giorgio Busoni, Antonio Fasano, Mario Primicerio, Social-economical mobility and redistribution policy. Atti Accad. Naz. Lincei Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. 25 (2014), no. 2, pp. 147–164

DOI 10.4171/RLM/672