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Author Brown, Roger,
Title The inequality crisis : the facts and what we can do about it / Roger Brown.
Publisher Bristol : Policy Press, 2017.
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Contents ""THE INEQUALITY CRISIS""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""List of acronyms""; ""1, The meaning and extent of inequality""; ""Introduction: four key questions""; ""The meaning and extent of inequality""; ""The Gini coefficient""; ""Top incomes""; ""Top incomes and wealth""; ""A squeezed middle?""; ""The impact of the recession""; ""Inequality of consumption""; ""Functional income inequality""; ""Trends in real wages""; ""Conclusion""; ""2. Inequality: for and against""; ""Introduction""; ""The case for inequality""; ""The case against inequality""; ""Conclusion""
""3. Structural causes of rising inequality""""Introduction""; ""Globalisation""; ""Skill-biased technological change and other employment and societal factors""; ""Globalisation and SBTC: conclusion""; ""Winner-take-all markets""; ""The nature of capitalism""; ""Marx again""; ""Conclusion""; ""4. Institutional causes of rising inequality""; ""Introduction""; ""Neoliberal policies""; ""The changing role of labour market institutions""; ""Financialisation""; ""Rent seeking""; ""Macroeconomic policies""; ""Austerity""; ""International financial relations""; ""Conclusion""
""5. Tackling rising inequality through taxes, transfers and social expenditure""""Introduction""; ""Information and transparency""; ""Tax avoidance and rent seeking""; ""Taxes, transfers and social expenditure""; ""Conclusion""; ""6. Tackling rising inequality through policy reform""; ""Introduction""; ""Active labour market programmes""; ""Labour market institutions""; ""Industrial and competition policy""; ""Corporate governance, behaviour and incentives""; ""The funding of political parties""; ""Ownership of the media""; ""Education policy""; ""Macroeconomic policy""
""The balance between fiscal and monetary policy""""Summary and conclusions""; ""7. Looking ahead""; ""Introduction""; ""Tackling inequality as a policy priority: information and transparency""; ""Tax avoidance ""; ""Rent seeking""; ""Taxation of income""; ""Taxation of wealth""; ""Savings""; ""Corporate taxation""; ""Jobs and income""; ""Social expenditure""; ""â#x80;#x98;Just managingâ#x80;#x99; families""; ""Labour market institutions""; ""Industrial strategy""; ""Corporate governance and financialisation""; ""Education ""; ""Macroeconomic policy""; ""Brexit""; ""The political system""
""Conclusion: the future for inequality""""Suggestions for further reading""; ""Notes""; ""References""
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ISBN 9781447337591 (electronic bk.)
144733759X (electronic bk.)
9781447337607 (electronic bk.)
1447337603 (electronic bk.)
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1447337611 (Kindle ebook)
9781447337584
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Author Brown, Roger,
Subject Equality.
Descript 1 online resource
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Edition 1st.
Contents ""THE INEQUALITY CRISIS""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""List of acronyms""; ""1, The meaning and extent of inequality""; ""Introduction: four key questions""; ""The meaning and extent of inequality""; ""The Gini coefficient""; ""Top incomes""; ""Top incomes and wealth""; ""A squeezed middle?""; ""The impact of the recession""; ""Inequality of consumption""; ""Functional income inequality""; ""Trends in real wages""; ""Conclusion""; ""2. Inequality: for and against""; ""Introduction""; ""The case for inequality""; ""The case against inequality""; ""Conclusion""
""3. Structural causes of rising inequality""""Introduction""; ""Globalisation""; ""Skill-biased technological change and other employment and societal factors""; ""Globalisation and SBTC: conclusion""; ""Winner-take-all markets""; ""The nature of capitalism""; ""Marx again""; ""Conclusion""; ""4. Institutional causes of rising inequality""; ""Introduction""; ""Neoliberal policies""; ""The changing role of labour market institutions""; ""Financialisation""; ""Rent seeking""; ""Macroeconomic policies""; ""Austerity""; ""International financial relations""; ""Conclusion""
""5. Tackling rising inequality through taxes, transfers and social expenditure""""Introduction""; ""Information and transparency""; ""Tax avoidance and rent seeking""; ""Taxes, transfers and social expenditure""; ""Conclusion""; ""6. Tackling rising inequality through policy reform""; ""Introduction""; ""Active labour market programmes""; ""Labour market institutions""; ""Industrial and competition policy""; ""Corporate governance, behaviour and incentives""; ""The funding of political parties""; ""Ownership of the media""; ""Education policy""; ""Macroeconomic policy""
""The balance between fiscal and monetary policy""""Summary and conclusions""; ""7. Looking ahead""; ""Introduction""; ""Tackling inequality as a policy priority: information and transparency""; ""Tax avoidance ""; ""Rent seeking""; ""Taxation of income""; ""Taxation of wealth""; ""Savings""; ""Corporate taxation""; ""Jobs and income""; ""Social expenditure""; ""â#x80;#x98;Just managingâ#x80;#x99; families""; ""Labour market institutions""; ""Industrial strategy""; ""Corporate governance and financialisation""; ""Education ""; ""Macroeconomic policy""; ""Brexit""; ""The political system""
""Conclusion: the future for inequality""""Suggestions for further reading""; ""Notes""; ""References""
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781447337591 (electronic bk.)
144733759X (electronic bk.)
9781447337607 (electronic bk.)
1447337603 (electronic bk.)
9781447337614 (Kindle ebook)
1447337611 (Kindle ebook)
9781447337584
Author Brown, Roger,
Subject Equality.

Subject Equality.
Descript 1 online resource
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents ""THE INEQUALITY CRISIS""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""List of acronyms""; ""1, The meaning and extent of inequality""; ""Introduction: four key questions""; ""The meaning and extent of inequality""; ""The Gini coefficient""; ""Top incomes""; ""Top incomes and wealth""; ""A squeezed middle?""; ""The impact of the recession""; ""Inequality of consumption""; ""Functional income inequality""; ""Trends in real wages""; ""Conclusion""; ""2. Inequality: for and against""; ""Introduction""; ""The case for inequality""; ""The case against inequality""; ""Conclusion""
""3. Structural causes of rising inequality""""Introduction""; ""Globalisation""; ""Skill-biased technological change and other employment and societal factors""; ""Globalisation and SBTC: conclusion""; ""Winner-take-all markets""; ""The nature of capitalism""; ""Marx again""; ""Conclusion""; ""4. Institutional causes of rising inequality""; ""Introduction""; ""Neoliberal policies""; ""The changing role of labour market institutions""; ""Financialisation""; ""Rent seeking""; ""Macroeconomic policies""; ""Austerity""; ""International financial relations""; ""Conclusion""
""5. Tackling rising inequality through taxes, transfers and social expenditure""""Introduction""; ""Information and transparency""; ""Tax avoidance and rent seeking""; ""Taxes, transfers and social expenditure""; ""Conclusion""; ""6. Tackling rising inequality through policy reform""; ""Introduction""; ""Active labour market programmes""; ""Labour market institutions""; ""Industrial and competition policy""; ""Corporate governance, behaviour and incentives""; ""The funding of political parties""; ""Ownership of the media""; ""Education policy""; ""Macroeconomic policy""
""The balance between fiscal and monetary policy""""Summary and conclusions""; ""7. Looking ahead""; ""Introduction""; ""Tackling inequality as a policy priority: information and transparency""; ""Tax avoidance ""; ""Rent seeking""; ""Taxation of income""; ""Taxation of wealth""; ""Savings""; ""Corporate taxation""; ""Jobs and income""; ""Social expenditure""; ""â#x80;#x98;Just managingâ#x80;#x99; families""; ""Labour market institutions""; ""Industrial strategy""; ""Corporate governance and financialisation""; ""Education ""; ""Macroeconomic policy""; ""Brexit""; ""The political system""
""Conclusion: the future for inequality""""Suggestions for further reading""; ""Notes""; ""References""
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781447337591 (electronic bk.)
144733759X (electronic bk.)
9781447337607 (electronic bk.)
1447337603 (electronic bk.)
9781447337614 (Kindle ebook)
1447337611 (Kindle ebook)
9781447337584

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