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Back to Shared Prosperity: The Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income in America : The Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income in America - Ray Marshall

Back to Shared Prosperity: The Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income in America

The Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income in America

Hardcover Published: 31st May 1999
ISBN: 9780765604248
Number Of Pages: 320
For Ages: 18 years old

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To what extent are major social and political problems caused by basic income and unemployment trends? Is it possible to restore the kind of broadly shared prosperity the U.S. once experienced before the early 1970s? Some of the top economists of our time address these critical questions.

Overview: Back to shared Prosperity: The Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income
Introduction: Opportunity in America
Recent Trends in the Distribution of Household Wealth
The Effects of Economic Growth and Inequality on Opportunity
Economic Outcomes and Mental Health
One More Chance: Cities in the 21st Century Economy
Jobless Ghettos: The Social Implications of the Disappearance of work in Segregated Neighborhoods
The Labor Market for Young African-American Men: Recent Trends, Causes and Implications
Including Latinos in Broadly Shared Prosperity
Crime and Prosperity: Neighborhood Explanations for change in Crime rates
Closing the Gap: Women's Economic Progress and Future Prospects
Forces for Change: Technology, Globalization and Demographics
The Workplace Implications of Global Technological Advance
The Networked Economy
Globalization of Financial Markets
Why the Baby Bust Cohorts Haven't Boomed Yet: A Re-examination of Cohort Effects on Wage Inequality in the United states
Social and Political Impacts opf recent Trends in U.S.Immigration
Policies to Restore Shared Prosperity A.National and International Economic Policy
What Can Macro Policy Do?
Budgets and Taxes
Social Security: A New Deal Program for the 21st Century
Pension Policies to Maintain Workers' Access to Retirement
Public Investment for a 21st Century Economy
Globalization: For Better or For Worse?
Schooling, Learning and Economic Growt
How the United states Can Develop a World Class Education System
Transition From school to Work: Black, Hispanic and White Men in the 1980s
Wages and the Service Sector
A Thirty-Five Year Perspective on workforce Development Programs
Public Labor Market Policies for the 21st century
Public Service Employment: A Look Back and a Look Ahead
public Service Employment: Lessons from U.S. Experience in the 1970s
Employer Training: The High Road, the Low Road and the Muddy Middle path
Health Care for Low-Income People
Reconstructing the Social Contract in Employment Relations
Employee Involvement and Representation: Economic and Policy Implications
Financial Market Barriers to High Performance Work Organizations
Restoring Broadly shared Prosperity: A Business Perspective
justice at the Gates of the City: A Model for Shared Prosperity
Access to Capital and Inner-City Revitalization: Urban Policy after Proposition 209
The U.S. Rural Economy in Historical and Global Context
Prosperity and Inequality Among America's Cities and Regions
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ISBN: 9780765604248
ISBN-10: 0765604248
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 31st May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 17.78  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.11