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Stiglitz, Joseph E
The price of inequality / Joseph E. Stiglitz
Alternate Title Jacket title: Price of inequality : how today's divided society endangers our future
1st ed
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HC110.I5 S867 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Income distribution -- Social aspects -- United States
Equality -- United States
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Physical Description xxxi, 414 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary Examines how the wealthy classes have contributed to growing inequality in society and explains how the quest to increase wealth has hindered the country's economic growth as well as its efforts to solve its most pressing economic problems
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: antoher world is possible

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