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Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth

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ISBN-10: 0231174691

ISBN-13: 9780231174695

Edition: 2019

Authors: Jonathan D. Ostry, Prakash Loungani, Andrew Berg, Joseph E. Stiglitz

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Inequality has drastically increased in many countries around the globe over the past three decades. The widening gap between the very rich and everyone else is often portrayed as an unexpected outcome or as the tradeoff we must accept to achieve economic growth. In this book, three International Monetary Fund economists show that this increase in inequality has in fact been a political choice--and explain what policies we should choose instead to achieve a more inclusive economy. Jonathan D. Ostry, Prakash Loungani, and Andrew Berg demonstrate that the extent of inequality depends on the policies governments choose--such as whether to let capital move unhindered across national…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English