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Author Atkinson, A. B. (Anthony Barnes), 1944-

Title Inequality : what can be done? / Anthony B. Atkinson.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Adult Fiction  339.22 ATKINSON    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  339.22 A875I    Check Shelf
Description xi, 384 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-359) and index.
Contents Setting the scene -- Learning from history -- The economics of inequality -- A summing-up so far -- Technological change and countervailing power -- Employment and pay in the future -- Capital shared -- Progressive taxation -- Social security for all -- Proposals to reduce the extent of inequality -- Shrinking the cake? -- Globalisation prevents action? -- Can we afford it?
Summary Offers new policies in technology, employment, social security, capital sharing, and taxation that intend to narrow the income gap, defending them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.
Subject Income distribution.
Welfare economics.
Equality. (OCoLC)fst00914456
Income distribution. (OCoLC)fst00968670
Poverty. (OCoLC)fst01074093
Welfare economics. (OCoLC)fst01173620
Wohlstand. (DE-588)4128492-6
Wohlfahrt. (DE-588)4128491-4
Ungleichheit. (DE-588)4186884-5
Gleichheit. (DE-588)4021231-2
Verteilungsgerechtigkeit. (DE-588)4127097-6
ISBN 9780674504769 (alk. paper)
0674504763 (alk. paper)
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