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作者 Bowles, Samuel
書名 The new economics of inequality and redistribution / Samuel Bowles in collaboration with Christina Fong, Herbert Gintis, Arjun Jayadev, and Ugo Pagano
出版項 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9781107014039 (hbk.)
1107014034 (hbk.)
9781107601604 (pbk.)
1107601606 (pbk.)
book jacket
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 歐美所圖書館  339.2 B681ne 2012    在架上  -  30500101478140
說明 xvii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Federico Caffè lectures
Federico Caffè lectures
附註 "Economists warn that policies to level the economic playing field come with a hefty price tag. But this so-called 'equality-efficiency trade-off' - has proven difficult to document. The data suggest, instead, that the extraordinary levels of economic inequality now experienced in many economies are detrimental to the economy. Moreover, recent economic experiments and other evidence confirm that most citizens are committed to fairness and are willing to sacrifice to help those less fortunate than themselves. Incorporating the latest results from behavioral economics and the new microeconomics of credit and labor markets, Bowles shows that escalating economic disparity is not the unavoidable price of progress. Rather it is policy choice - often a very costly one. Here drawing on his experience both as a policy advisor and an academic economist, Samuel Bowles offers an alternative direction, a novel and optimistic account of a more just and better working economy"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-183) and index
1. The new economics of inequality and redistribution -- 2. The economic cost of wealth inequality -- 3. Feasible egalitarianism in a competitive world -- 4. Globalization, cultural strandardization, and the politics of social insurance -- 5. Reciprocity, altruism, and the politics of redistribution -- 6. Conclusion: the new (not so dismal) science of ineuqlity and redistribution
Lib. has: Reprinted, 2013. EAS
主題 Income distribution
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