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Author Stiglitz, Joseph E.
Title The price of inequality : [how today's divided society endangers our future] / Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012.
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 Floor3  HC110.I5 S867 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxxi, 414 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-397) and index.
Contents America's 1 (one) Percent Problem -- Rent seeking and the making of an unequal society -- Markets and inequality -- Why it matters -- A democracy in peril -- 1984 is upon us -- Justice for all? How inequality is eroding the Rule of Law -- The battle of the budget -- A macroeconomic policy and a Central Bank by and for the 1 (one) percent -- The way forward : another world is possible.
Summary Examines how the wealthy classes have contributed to growing inequality in society and explains how the quest to increase wealth has hindered the country's economic growth as well as its efforts to solve its most pressing economic problems.
Subject Income distribution -- Social aspects -- United States.
Equality -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780393088694 (hbk.)
0393088693 (hbk.)
Standard # 7490022
OCLC number 783159519