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The Resource The economics of inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility, Robert S. Rycroft

The economics of inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility, Robert S. Rycroft

Label
The economics of inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility
Title
The economics of inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility
Statement of responsibility
Robert S. Rycroft
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Synopsis: Thoroughly classroom tested, this introductory text provides a balanced, up-to-date, non-mathematical examination of the economic theory underlying the analysis of inequality, poverty, mobility, and income distribution in the United States
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Rycroft, Robert S.,
Dewey number
  • 339.2/20973
  • 330.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Income distribution
  • Poverty
  • Equality
  • Discrimination
  • Social mobility
  • Economics
Label
The economics of inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility, Robert S. Rycroft
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface -- Pie and how we sliced it -- Part 1: Inequality. Labor's slice of the pie ; The foundations of labor's slice ; The slices of capital, land, and entrepreneurship ; Labor markets that do not clear ; Slicing the pie in a nondiscriminatory pure market economy ; Equalizing the slices ; How big a slice do we deserve? -- Part 2: Discrimination. Does the slice we receive depend on our race, gender, ethnicity, or other "irrelevant" personal characteristics? ; Detecting and measuring discrimination ; Reducing the impact of discrimination on how the pie is sliced -- Part 3: Poverty. A slice too small ; Making small slices larger -- Part 4: Mobility. How the size of a slice changes over a career ; How the size of a slice changes from generation to generation -- The accumulation, distribution, and transfer of wealth -- Part 5: Final Thoughts. Equalizing and enlarging the slices
Control code
ocn898960515
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 379 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315699929
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
10.4324/9781315699929
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898960515
Label
The economics of inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility, Robert S. Rycroft
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface -- Pie and how we sliced it -- Part 1: Inequality. Labor's slice of the pie ; The foundations of labor's slice ; The slices of capital, land, and entrepreneurship ; Labor markets that do not clear ; Slicing the pie in a nondiscriminatory pure market economy ; Equalizing the slices ; How big a slice do we deserve? -- Part 2: Discrimination. Does the slice we receive depend on our race, gender, ethnicity, or other "irrelevant" personal characteristics? ; Detecting and measuring discrimination ; Reducing the impact of discrimination on how the pie is sliced -- Part 3: Poverty. A slice too small ; Making small slices larger -- Part 4: Mobility. How the size of a slice changes over a career ; How the size of a slice changes from generation to generation -- The accumulation, distribution, and transfer of wealth -- Part 5: Final Thoughts. Equalizing and enlarging the slices
Control code
ocn898960515
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 379 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315699929
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
10.4324/9781315699929
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898960515

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