Question: Consider the utilitarian social welfare function and the Rawlins social

Consider the utilitarian social welfare function and the Rawlins social welfare function, the two social welfare functions described in Chapter 2.
a. Which one is more consistent with a government that redistributes from rich to poor? Which is more consistent with a government that does not do any redistribution from rich to poor?
b. Think about your answer to 6a. Show that government redistribution from rich to poor can still be consistent with either of the two social welfare functions.

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