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Fighting poverty in the US and Europe : a world of difference

Author: Alberto Alesina; Edward Ludwig Glaeser
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2004.
Series: Rodolfo Debenedetti lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a study of different approaches of America and Europe to the problems of domestic inequality and poverty, this book describes how different the two continents are in the level of State  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Étude comparée (Descripteur de forme)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alberto Alesina; Edward Ludwig Glaeser
ISBN: 0199267669 0199286108 9780199267668 9780199286102
OCLC Number: 491543288
Description: 1 vol. (XI-250 p.) : graph., tabl., couv. ill. en coul. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Redistribution in the United Sates and Europe: the data ; 3. Economic explanations ; 4. Political institutions and redistribution ; 5. The origin of political institutions ; 6. Race and redistribution ; 7. The Ideology of Redistribution ; 8. Conclusions ; Index
Series Title: Rodolfo Debenedetti lectures.
Other Titles: Fighting poverty in the United States and Europe
Responsibility: Alberto Alesina and Edward L. Glaeser.

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