The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

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by Joseph E. Stiglitz
     
 

A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.See more details below

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A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393088694
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/11/2012
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
383,712
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xxvii

Chapter 1 America's 1 Percent Problem 1

Chapter 2 Rent Seeking and the Making of an Unequal Society 28

Chapter 3 Markets and Inequality 52

Chapter 4 Why It Matters 83

Chaffer 5 A Democracy in Peril 118

Chapter 6 1984 Is Upon Us 146

Chapter 7 Justice for All? How Inequality is Eroding the Rule of Law 187

Chapter 8 The Battle of the Budget 207

Chapter 9 A Macroeconomic Policy and a Central Bank by And for the 1 Percent 238

Chapter 10 The Way Forward: Another World Is Possible 265

Notes 291

Index 399

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