The Resource Inequality and instability : a study of the world economy just before the Great Crisis, James K. Galbraith

Inequality and instability : a study of the world economy just before the Great Crisis, James K. Galbraith

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Inequality and instability : a study of the world economy just before the Great Crisis
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Inequality and instability
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a study of the world economy just before the Great Crisis
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James K. Galbraith
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Language
eng
Summary
As Wall Street rose to dominate the U.S. economy, income and pay inequalities in America came to dance to the tune of the credit cycle. As the reach of financial markets extended across the globe, interest rates, debt, and debt crises became the dominant forces driving the rise of economic inequality almost everywhere. Thus the "super-bubble" that investor George Soros identified in rich countries for the two decades after 1980 was a super-crisis for the 99 percent-not just in the U.S. but the entire world. Inequality and Instability demonstrates that finance is the driveshaft that li
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Galbraith, James K
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.I5
LC item number
.G35 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Income distribution
  • Economic policy
  • Globalization
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Economic development
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009)
  • Economic development
  • Economic policy
  • Globalization
  • Income distribution
  • Power (Social sciences)
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Inequality and instability : a study of the world economy just before the Great Crisis, James K. Galbraith
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The physics and ethics of inequality -- The need for new inequality measures -- Pay inequality and world development -- Estimating the inequality of household incomes -- Economic inequality and political regimes -- The geography of inequality in America, 1969 to 2007 -- State-level income inequality and American elections -- Inequality and unemployment in Europe : a question of levels -- European wages and the flexibility thesis -- Globalization and inequality in China -- Finance and power in Argentina and Brazil -- Inequality in Cuba after the Soviet collapse -- Economic inequality and the world crisis
Edition
1st ed.
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1 online resource (xiv, 324 pages)
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online
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9780199855667
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)780445037
  • (OCoLC)ocn780445037
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Inequality and instability : a study of the world economy just before the Great Crisis, James K. Galbraith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The physics and ethics of inequality -- The need for new inequality measures -- Pay inequality and world development -- Estimating the inequality of household incomes -- Economic inequality and political regimes -- The geography of inequality in America, 1969 to 2007 -- State-level income inequality and American elections -- Inequality and unemployment in Europe : a question of levels -- European wages and the flexibility thesis -- Globalization and inequality in China -- Finance and power in Argentina and Brazil -- Inequality in Cuba after the Soviet collapse -- Economic inequality and the world crisis
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 324 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199855667
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)780445037
  • (OCoLC)ocn780445037

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