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Reducing inequality

Reducing inequality

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Statementby John B. Williamson ... [et al.].
ContributionsWilliamson, John B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 81124
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 910 leaves
Number of Pages910
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3074015M
LC Control Number82173174

The best books on Inequality recommended by Daron Acemoglu. The US, the UK and many other countries have become far less equal over the past 30 years. The MIT economics professor Daron Acemoglu recommends inequality books and reading because he says it's important we understand how and why this happened, and what it means for our societies.. Interview by Sophie Roell.   As Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson showed in their book The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better, the degree of inequality and the steepness of the gradient matters. For a wide range of health and broader social outcomes measured across different countries, the greater the degree of inequality, the worse the by: 4.

Almost three years to the date since Occupy Wall Street first raised the consciousness of Americans about the wide economic disparities between the richest one percent versus the 99 percent of U.S. earners, new Federal Reserve data confirms that wealth and income inequality in the U.S. is accelerating. Results from the Fed's Survey of Consumer Finances show that the top 3 percent own In , the ratio between the income of the top and bottom 20 percent of the world's population was three to one. By , it was eighty-six to one. A study titled "Divided we Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising" by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) sought to explain the causes for this rising inequality by investigating economic inequality in OECD.

This edited collection analyses social inequality in the European Union, within and between countries. The work critically explores both vertical inequality, existing between those with high incomes and low incomes, and horizontal inequality, existing between groups according to nationality, age, ethnicity, and gender. 0'Reducing Inequalities' has been written by leading academics in the field.   Stiglitz suggests that reducing rent-seeking is critical to reining in inequality, especially when it comes to complex issues such as housing prices, patents, and the power that large corporations Author: Gillian B. White.


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