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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A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.

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 Globalization and its Discontents Revisited: Anti-Globalization in the Age of Trump, The Price of Inequality, and Freefall. He was chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Clinton, chief economist of the World Bank, named by Time as...
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Title:The Price Of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our FutureFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:560 pages, 8.23 × 5.48 × 1.43 inShipping dimensions:8.23 × 5.48 × 1.43 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

Editorial Reviews

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