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The inequality crisis : the facts and what we can do about it

Author: Roger Brown
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Economic inequality has at last taken center stage in political discourse, but little is said to explain or to offer solutions to it. Written by an award-winning academic and policy maker, The Inequality Crisis provides a comprehensive, evenhanded survey of all the available evidence. Fully up to date with the latest developments, from Brexit to Donald Trump's election, this accessible, jargon-free introduction is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Brown
ISBN: 9781447337584 1447337581
OCLC Number: 979568313
Description: xii, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The meaning and extent of inequality --
Inequality : for and against --
Structural causes of rising inequality --
Institutional causes of rising inequality --
Tackling rising inequality through taxes, transfers and social expenditure --
Tackling rising inequality through policy reform --
Looking ahead.
Responsibility: Roger Brown.

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