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The price of inequality

Author: Joseph E Stiglitz
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The impact of inequality on societies is now increasingly well understood - higher crime, health problems and mental illness, lower educational achievements, social cohesion and life expectancy. But what are the causes of inequality, why is it growing so rapidly and what are its economic impacts? This exceptional book, by one of the world's most celebrated and original economists, provides authoritative answers to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stiglitz, Joseph E.
Price of inequality.
London : Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2012
(OCoLC)798311469
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Stiglitz
ISBN: 9780718197391 0718197399
OCLC Number: 968787745
Description: 1 online resource (414 pages)
Contents: Ch. 1 America's 1 (one) Percent Problem --
ch. 2 Rent seeking and the making of an unequal society --
ch. 3 Markets and inequality --
ch. 4 Why it matters --
ch. 5 A democracy in peril --
ch. 6 1984 is upon us --
ch. 7 Justice for all? How inequality is eroding the Rule of Law --
ch. 8 The battle of the budget --
ch. 9 A macroeconomic policy and a Central Bank by and for the 1 (one) percent --
ch. 10 The way forward: another world is possible.
Responsibility: by Joseph Stiglitz.

Abstract:

The impact of inequality on societies is now increasingly well understood - higher crime, health problems and mental illness, lower educational achievements, social cohesion and life expectancy. But what are the causes of inequality, why is it growing so rapidly and what are its economic impacts? This exceptional book, by one of the world's most celebrated and original economists, provides authoritative answers to these timely questions.

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