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The price of inequality : [how today's divided society endangers our future]

Author: Joseph E Stiglitz
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This work examines how the wealthy classes have contributed to growing inequality in society and explains how the quest to increase wealth has hindered the country's economic growth as well as its efforts to solve its most pressing economic problems. In it the author, a Nobel Prize-winning economist puts forth a forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality. America currently has the most  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Stiglitz
ISBN: 9780393088694 0393088693 0393099695 9780393099690
OCLC Number: 783159519
Description: xxxi, 414 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: America's 1 (one) percent problem --
Rent seeking and the making of an unequal society --
Markets and inequality --
Why it matters --
A democracy in peril --
1984 is upon us --
Justice for all? : how inequality is eroding the Rule of Law --
The battle of the budget --
A macroeconomic policy and a Central Bank by and for the 1 (one) percent --
The way forward: another world is possible.
Responsibility: Joseph E. Stiglitz.

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A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize winning economist."  Read more...
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An important and smart new book... It s a searing read. --Nicholas Kristof"

 
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