1 edition of Inequality found in the catalog.
James K. Galbraith
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||James K. Galbraith|
|Series||What everyone needs to know, What everyone needs to know|
|LC Classifications||HM821 .G35 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 211 pages|
|Number of Pages||211|
|ISBN 10||019025047X, 0190250461|
|ISBN 10||9780190250478, 9780190250461|
|LC Control Number||2016008322|
Inequality endangers the fabric of our societies, distorts the functioning of democracy, and derails the globalization process. Yet, it has only recently been recognized as a problem worth examining. In this book Gary Fields reverses conventional approaches by using income distribution as the primary indicator. He examines what is known about the distribution of income and Cited by:
If there is one book you want to read to understand the tumultuous events of , it has to be Branko Milanovic’s Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization. Using clear prose and armed with tons of data, Milanovic presents a fascinating tale of the rise and wane of global inequality to identify very precisely the winners 4/5(1). January 27, • Watch as experts on income inequality discuss a recent NPR poll that is notable for capturing the views of the top 1% of earners in America. The webcast will be livestreamed.
The aim of the Discourse is to examine the foundations of inequality among men, and to determine whether this inequality is authorized by natural law. Rousseau attempts to demonstrate that modern moral inequality, which is created by an agreement between men, is . This is What Inequality Looks Like is a refreshing, provocative, eye-opening book that is written with passion and insight. Highly readable and accessible, it will make for stimulating reading for anyone interested in the problems of poverty and inequality in and beyond Singapore.
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The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future [Joseph E. Stiglitz] on thebindyagency.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.
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Aug 24, · Anthony Atkinson’s study of inequality is a worthy and accomplished piece of analysis. The book is divided into three parts, in simple terms the Inequality book, What and How: Why it matters, What can be done and How it can be done, which includes an econometric analysis of costs and benefits of /5(27).
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Inequality and poverty have returned with a vengeance in recent decades. To reduce them, we need fresh ideas that move beyond taxes on the Inequality book. Anthony B. Atkinson offers ambitious new policies in technology, employment, social security, sharing of capital, and taxation, and he defends them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.
Books on Inequality. Want to delve deeper into the issues inequality raises. We offer this survey of important reads both classic and contemporary. So your last inequality book, 13 Bankers, is by Simon Johnson, the former chief economist of the IMF, and James Kwak.
They argue that in spite of the role they played in the financial crisis, the big banks have grown bigger, more profitable and more resistant to regulation than ever.
Harry Frankfurt’s “On Inequality” is a cogent and compelling argument against the commonly accepted assumption that economic equality is a morally compelling ideal.
While it’s more of an essay than a book - it’ll take you an hour or two to finish - it’s long enough for Frankfurt to drive his point home convincingly/5. In this book, leading US scholar and activist Chuck Collins succinctly diagnoses the causes and drivers of rampant inequality, and demolishes simplistic theories that hold that current inequalities are primarily the result of technological change and globalization or differences in merit.
Inequality Book Reviews. Books on inequality, markets, and democracy. Inequality Book Reviews–Home Page. Inequality. Inequality is a defining issue of our time. Market forces unrestrained by government inevitably lead to ever-increasing concentration of wealth in the hands of the few.
In turn, the wealthy beneficiaries of this system gain the. In mathematics, an inequality is a relation which makes a non-equal comparison between two numbers or other mathematical expressions. It is used most often to compare two numbers on the number line by their size.
There are several different notations used to represent different kinds of inequalities. The Studies in Social Inequality Book Series was founded in response to the takeoff in economic inequality, the persistence or slowing decline in other forms of inequality, and the resulting explosion of research attempting to understand the sources of poverty and inequality.
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Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a book by French economist Thomas Piketty. It focuses on wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States since the 18th century. It was initially published in French (as Le Capital au XXIe siècle) in August ; an English translation by Arthur Goldhammer followed in April Author: Thomas Piketty.
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[Inequality] sets out a range of policies for bringing about a significant reduction in inequality. ” —Paul Collier, Prospect “ When he publishes a book, one should pay attention: Atkinson is the best expert on the topic of inequality, mastering the theory and the empirics as well as.
Wilkinson and Pickett's book includes a comparison of social outcomes related to countries with high levels of income inequality and those with low levels of income inequality. The United Kingdom, one of the most unequal income countries along with Portugal and the United States, demonstrates low levels of interpersonal trust, according to.
Salon said “Runaway Inequality has many virtues besides its timeliness. It doesn’t just explain where the U.S. economy went wrong; it also explains how American citizens can organize to get it back on track.” Amazon readers say, “Five stars!” Goodreads readers say “ stars.
(Click here to Buy the Book. More than 60, copies sold. "With this book, as in his past work, Frankfurt has shown why it is so important to question common terms that are too often used reflexively.
Regardless of one's own views on the past, present, and future of inequality, On Inequality is a salutary effort to help readers pause and think about the beliefs that motivate our rhetoric."—EF, Econ. The most influential and talked-about book on society in the last decade.
Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson's The Spirit Level not only changed the way we understand and view inequality, it inspired the creation of The Equality Trust and our work. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My library. In Automating Inequality, Virginia Eubanks systematically investigates the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America. The book is full of heart-wrenching and eye-opening stories, from a woman in Indiana whose benefits are literally cut off as she lays dying to a family in.Explore our list of Inequality Books at Barnes & Noble®.
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