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作者 Stiglitz, Joseph E., author
書名 Rewriting the rules of the American economy : an agenda for growth and shared prosperity / Joseph E. Stiglitz with Nell Abernathy, Adam Hersh, Susan Holmberg, and Mike Konczal
出版項 New York : W. W. Norton & Company, Independent Publishers Since 1923, [2016]
國際標準書號 9780393254051 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780393353129 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0393254054 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0393353125 (pbk. : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  330.973 St529 2016    到期 02-25-22  -  30500101521436
 人文社會聯圖  HC106.84 .S75 2016    在架上    30610020489183
版本 First edition
說明 xvii, 237 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-237) and index
Preface -- Introduction -- The current rules -- More market power, less competition -- The growth of the financial sector -- The "shareholder revolution", the rise of ceo pay, and the squeezing of workers -- Lower taxes for the wealthy -- The end of full-employment monetary policy -- The stifling of worker voice -- The sinking floor of labor standards -- Racial discrimination -- Gender discrimination -- Rewriting the rules -- Make markets competitive -- Fix the financial sector -- Incentivize long-term business growth -- Rebalance the tax and transfer system -- Make full employment the goal -- Empower workers -- Expand access to labor markets and opportunities for advancement -- Expand economic security and opportunity -- Appendix: overview of recent -- Inequality trends -- Acknowledgments -- Endnotes
"The United States bills itself as the land of opportunity, a place where anyone can achieve success and a better life through hard work and determination. But the facts tell a different story--the U.S. today lags behind most other developed nations in measures of inequality and economic mobility. For decades, wages have stagnated for the majority of workers while economic gains have disproportionately gone to the top one percent. Education, housing, and health care--essential ingredients for individual success--are growing ever more expensive. Deeply rooted structural discrimination continues to hold down women and people of color, and more than one-fifth of all American children now live in poverty. These trends are on track to become even worse in the future. Some economists claim that today's bleak conditions are inevitable consequences of market outcomes, globalization, and technological progress. If we want greater equality, they argue, we have to sacrifice growth. This is simply not true. American inequality is the result of misguided structural rules that actually constrict economic growth. We have stripped away worker protections and family support systems, created a tax system that rewards short-term gains over long-term investment, offered a de facto public safety net to too-big-to-fail financial institutions, and chosen monetary and fiscal policies that promote wealth over full employment."-- Amazon.com
主題 United States -- Economic policy -- 21st century
Competition -- United States
Manpower policy -- United States
Economic development -- United States
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