The Political Economy of Inequality

The Political Economy of Inequality

by Frank Ackerman, Laurie Doudherty, Neva R. Goodwin
     
 

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Offers an in-depth examination of the economic theory behind the causes, consequences, and cures for economic inequality. Offers two- to three-page summaries of notable articles and book chapters in this frontier area of the field of economics, bringing together disparate analyses of inequality in economics and related fields, identifying areas where more work is… See more details below

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Offers an in-depth examination of the economic theory behind the causes, consequences, and cures for economic inequality. Offers two- to three-page summaries of notable articles and book chapters in this frontier area of the field of economics, bringing together disparate analyses of inequality in economics and related fields, identifying areas where more work is needed, and laying the groundwork for an integrated understanding of inequality in the US and the world. The editors are affiliated with the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559637985
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
Frontier Issues in Economic Thought
Edition description:
1
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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