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Author Williams, Walter E. (Walter Edward), 1936-2020

Title Race & economics : how much can be blamed on discrimination? / Walter E. Williams.

Publication Info. Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, ©2011.


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 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  331.6396 WILLIAMS    Check Shelf
Description ix, 174 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Hoover Institution Press publication ; no. 599
Hoover Institution Press publication ; 599.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-166) and index.
Contents Blacks today and yesterday -- Is discrimination a complete barrier to economic mobility? -- Race and wage regulation -- Occupational and business licensing -- Excluding blacks from trades -- Racial terminology and confusion -- Summary and conclusion.
Summary "Williams applies an economic analysis to the problems black Americans have faced in the past and present to show that free-market resource allocation, as opposed to political allocation, is in the best interests of minorities"--Jacket.
Subject African Americans -- Economic conditions.
Minorities -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Race discrimination -- Economic aspects -- United States.
United States -- Race relations -- Economic aspects.
Free enterprise -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy.
Income distribution -- United States.
African Americans -- Economic conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799599
Economic policy. (OCoLC)fst00902025
Free enterprise. (OCoLC)fst00933866
Income distribution. (OCoLC)fst00968670
Minorities -- Economic conditions. (OCoLC)fst01023115
Race discrimination -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst01086468
Race relations -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst01086512
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Wirtschaftliche Lage. (DE-588)4248362-1
Schwarze. (DE-588)4116433-7
Soziale Situation. (DE-588)4077575-6
Diskriminierung. (DE-588)4012472-1
United States. (DE-588)4078704-7
Added Title Race and economics
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