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Equality and efficiency : the big tradeoff

Author: Arthur M Okun
Publisher: Washington, DC : Brookings Institution Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: Brookings classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 readers with a keen interest in social policy. To his fellow economists, Okun presents messages, in the form of additional  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Okun
ISBN: 9780815726531 0815726538
OCLC Number: 898158409
Notes: "This book is a revised and expanded version of material originally delivered in April 1974 as a Godkin Lecture at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University."
Description: xii, 156 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Lawrence Summers --
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 --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Brookings classics.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Okun ; foreword by Lawrence Summers.

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In this revised and expanded version of the Godkin Lectures presented at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University in April 1974, Arthur M. Okun explores the conflicts that arise when  Read more...

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