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Equality and Efficiency REV The Big Tradeoff

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ISBN-10: 0815726538

ISBN-13: 9780815726531

Edition: 2015

Authors: Arthur M. Okun, Arthur M. Okun

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First published in 1975, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff, by famed economist Arthur Okun, has been continuously in print for nearly four decades. The book owes it enduring appeal to Okun's skill in discussing the tensions between the political principles of democracy and the economic principles of capitalism. At its heart is the question: To what extent should government (and society) pursue economic equality?In this re-issue in the Brookings Classics series, Larry Summers provides an introduction that reflects on Okun's work, and suggests framing for modern readers. Given contemporary conversations about the top one percent and the shrinking middle class, Equality and Efficiency,…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 4/30/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 124
Size: 5.46" wide x 8.24" long x 0.49" tall
Weight: 0.462

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