Myths of Rich and Poor: Why We're Better off Than We Think

Myths of Rich and Poor: Why We're Better off Than We Think

by Michael W. Cox, Richard Alm
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0465047831

ISBN-13: 9780465047833

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Basic Books


Popular wisdom holds that the years since 1973—the end of the “postwar miracle”—have been a time of economic decline and stagnation: lackluster productivity, falling real wages, and lost competitiveness. The rich have gotten richer, the poor have gotten poorer, and most of us have barely held on while watching all the best jobs disappear

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Popular wisdom holds that the years since 1973—the end of the “postwar miracle”—have been a time of economic decline and stagnation: lackluster productivity, falling real wages, and lost competitiveness. The rich have gotten richer, the poor have gotten poorer, and most of us have barely held on while watching all the best jobs disappear overseas.As Myths of Rich and Poor demonstrates, this picture is not just wrong, it’s spectacularly wrong. The hard numbers, simple facts, and iconoclastic arguments of this book will change the way you think about the American economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465047833
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
809,390
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.58(d)
Lexile:
1190L (what's this?)

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