The Price Of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E StiglitzThe Price Of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E Stiglitz

The Price Of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

byJoseph E Stiglitz

Paperback | April 16, 2013

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America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries. While market forces play a role in this stark picture, politics has shaped those market forces. In this best-selling book, Nobel Prize–winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz exposes the efforts of well-heeled interests to compound their wealth in ways that have stifled true, dynamic capitalism. Along the way he examines the effect of inequality on our economy, our democracy, and our system of justice. Stiglitz explains how inequality affects and is affected by every aspect of national policy, and with characteristic insight he offers a vision for a more just and prosperous future, supported by a concrete program to achieve that vision.
Joseph E. Stiglitz is a Nobel Prize–winning economist and the best-selling author of The Great Divide, Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy, The Price of Inequality, Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy, and Globalization and Its Discontents. He is a columnist for the New York Times and Project S...
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Title:The Price Of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our FutureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 1.36 inPublished:April 16, 2013Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393345068

ISBN - 13:9780393345063

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I couldn't put this book down. There is always something going on that keeps you reading
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I couldn't put this book down. There is always something going on that keeps you reading
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I couldn't put this book down. There is always something going on that keeps you reading
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book Accurrate description of key socioeconomic problems that can only be solved by r-evolving market democracy with into a new form of organization: some sort of optimized sociotechnocracy.
Date published: 2015-02-22

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“An impassioned argument backed by rigorous economic analysis.” — Kirkus Reviews