The price of inequality / Joseph E. Stiglitz.
By: Stiglitz, Joseph E.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company , 2013Description: lxiv, 523 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780393345063 (pbk.); 0393345068 (pbk.).Other title: Price of inequality : how today's divided society endangers our future -- with a new preface [Cover title].Subject(s): Income distribution -- Social aspects -- United States | Equality -- United States | United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century | United States -- Social conditions -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 305.50973
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"First published as a Norton paperback."--Verso of title page.
Originally published in hardcover edition, c2012.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-502) and index.
America's 1 percent problem -- Rent seeking and the making of an unequal society -- Markets and inequality -- Why it matters -- A democracy in peril -- 1984 is upon us -- Justice for all? How inequality is eroding the Rule of Law -- The battle of the budget -- A macroeconomic policy and a central bank by and for the 1 percent -- The way forward : another world is possible.
Examines how the wealthy classes have contributed to growing inequality in society and explains how the quest to increase wealth has hindered the country's economic growth as well as its efforts to solve its most pressing economic problems.