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The Wages Question (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Treatise on Wages and the Wages Class
     

The Wages Question (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Treatise on Wages and the Wages Class

by Francis A. Walker
 

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When this 1876 volume was published, the notion that employers owed obligations to their workers was considered a radical idea. Walker, one of the most prominent economists of his time, advocates here for profit sharing, improved access to trade and industrial schools, and other reforms. His theories on wages, wealth distribution, money, and social economics

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When this 1876 volume was published, the notion that employers owed obligations to their workers was considered a radical idea. Walker, one of the most prominent economists of his time, advocates here for profit sharing, improved access to trade and industrial schools, and other reforms. His theories on wages, wealth distribution, money, and social economics revolutionized the field of economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411448674
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
01/03/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Francis Amasa Walker (1840-1897) fought in the Civil War as a Massachusetts volunteer. He was promoted to brigadier general after his release from a Confederate prison. An economist, statistician, journalist, educator, he was superintendent of the U.S. Census and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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