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Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity

Joseph E. Stiglitz with with Nell Abernathy, Adam Hersh, Susan Holmberg, and Mike Konczal
Format
Book
Published
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2016]
Edition
First Edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780393254051, 0393254054, 9780393353129, 0393353125
Contents
  • Preface: the American economy and its discontents
  • Introduction
  • The current rules
  • More market power, less competition
  • The growth of the financial sector
  • The "shareholder revolution, " the rise of ceo pay, and the squeezing of workers
  • Lower taxes for the wealthy
  • The end of full-employment monetary policy
  • The stifling of worker voice
  • The sinking floor of labor standards
  • Racial discrimination
  • Rewriting the rules
  • Taming the top
  • Make markets competitive
  • Fix the financial sector
  • Incentivize long-term business growth
  • Rebalance the tax and transfer system
  • Growing the middle
  • Make full employment the goal
  • Empower workers
  • Expand access to labor markets and opportunities for advancement
  • Expand economic security and opportunity
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: overview of recent inequality trends
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes.
Description
xvii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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