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Equality and efficiency : the big tradeoff

Author: Arthur M Okun; Lawrence Summers
Publisher: Washington, DC : Brookings Institution Press, 2015.
Series: A Brookings Classic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Okun, Arthur M.
Equality and efficiency : the big tradeoff.
Washington, District of Columbia : Brookings Institution Press, c2015
xii, 156 pages
2015006126
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Okun; Lawrence Summers
ISBN: 0815726538 9780815726531 0815726546 9780815726548
OCLC Number: 1058768801
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Originally published in 1975, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff is a very personal work from one of the most important macroeconomists of the last hundred years. And this new edition includes ""Further Thoughts on Equality and Efficiency,"" a paper published by the author two years later. In classrooms Arthur M. Okun may be best remembered for Okun's Law, but his lasting legacy is the respect and admiration he earned from economists, practitioners, and policymakers. Equality and Efficiency is the perfect embodiment of that legacy, valued both by professional economists and those reade.
Description: 1 online resource (171 p.).
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; Foreword; Rights and Dollars; The Case for the Market; Equality of Income and Opportunity; Increasing Equality in an Efficient Economy; Further Thoughts on Equality and Efficiency; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: A Brookings Classic.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Okun ; foreword by Lawrence Summers.

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