Should Differences in Income and Wealth Matter?: Volume 19, Part 1 / Edition 1

Should Differences in Income and Wealth Matter?: Volume 19, Part 1 / Edition 1

by Ellen Frankel Paul
     
 

These essays assess the empirical and theoretical questions raised by inequalities of income and wealth.See more details below

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These essays assess the empirical and theoretical questions raised by inequalities of income and wealth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521005357
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Series:
Social Philosophy and Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Egalitarianism and welfare state redistribution Daniel Shapiro; 2. Does the welfare state help the poor? Tyler Cowen; 3. The stagnating fortunes of the middle class Edward N. Wolff; 4. Inequality, incentives, and opportunity Donald R. Deere and Finis Welch; 5. Misunderstanding distribution Young Back Choi; 6. Can anyone beat the flat tax? Richard A. Epstein; 7. Why justice requires transfers to offset income and wealth inequalities Richard J. Arneson; 8. The importance of being sufficiently equal James K. Galbraith; 9. Does inequality matter - for its own sake? Alan Ryan; 10. Equal respect and equal shares David Schmidtz; 11. Too much inequality Richard W. Miller; 12. Equality, benevolence, and responsiveness to agent-relative value Eric Mack; 13. How equality matters Hillel Steiner.

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