Economics for the rest of us : debunking the science that makes life dismal (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Economics for the rest of us : debunking the science that makes life dismal

Author: Moshe Adler
Publisher: New York : New Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Moshe Adler
ISBN: 9781595581013 1595581014
OCLC Number: 939225644
Description: 217 s. : illustrations
Contents: Income equality, the earliest standard of efficiency --
Equality does not matter : Pareto efficiency and the free market --
The Pareto efficiency cops --
Why redistributing goods may be Pareto efficient after all --
It is not Pareto efficient : the rich pay too much taxes --
Private goods --
Government-supplied goods --
The classical theory of wages --
The neo-classical theory of wages : John Bate Clark --
The evidence --
The minimum wage --
Theories of wages and the great depression --
"Sticky wages " --
"Efficiency wages", or why unemployment is the fault of shirking by workers --
Executive compensation --
Wages, executive compensation, profits, and team production --
Immigration and wages : an introduction --
Immigration and immigrants : key figures --
The effect of immigration on wages --
The empirical evidence --
Policy responses to immigration.
Responsibility: Moshe Adler.

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