How do you measure fairness?

How do you measure fairness?

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There are a wide number of measures - ranging from income, wealth, discrimination, etc etc. The Graph Pack we published at the launch of Policy #1 on tax reform gives a pictorial summary.

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    • Melanie McIver
      commented 2016-12-12 10:48:45 +1300
      So fairness is purely viewed around economic disparity?

      I struggle with the fact that to purchase my home and achieve my income level, I ran a business from home and worked three part time jobs when my (3) children were young to get off the DPB. Then when I entered full time employment, I studied as a 1.5fte student for years to give them a better life. Every spare moment was spent studying. I then worked long days to prove myself.

      So now that I have my own home and a six figure income, how is it fair that those that haven’t put in the same hard graft are gifted my hard earned money?
    • Gareth Morgan
      responded with submitted 2016-12-12 09:38:01 +1300
    • Oliver Krollmann
      followed this page 2016-12-11 20:25:32 +1300
    • Melanie McIver
      published this page in Ask a question about policy #1 2016-12-11 15:39:30 +1300