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Inequality, Economic Growth, and Technological Change: New Aspects in an Old Debate
     

Inequality, Economic Growth, and Technological Change: New Aspects in an Old Debate

by Volker Grossmann
 

The book examines the relationship between inequality, growth and technological progress. It provides a broad overview of the existing literature and introduces specific, innovative aspects about the impact of inequality and redistribution on growth when growth is driven by human or physical capital investments, as well as the impact of technological progress and

Overview

The book examines the relationship between inequality, growth and technological progress. It provides a broad overview of the existing literature and introduces specific, innovative aspects about the impact of inequality and redistribution on growth when growth is driven by human or physical capital investments, as well as the impact of technological progress and accumulation on the distribution of earnings.
There is a special focus on the role of social comparison, redistributive taxation and new information technologies for the relationship between inequality and growth. The analytical part of the book mainly consists of endogenous growth models.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783790813647
Publisher:
Physica-Verlag HD
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Contributions to Economics Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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