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The Economics of Rising Inequalities

The Economics of Rising Inequalities( )
Editor: Cohen, Daniel
Piketty, Thomas
Saint-Paul, Gilles
ISBN:978-0-19-872773-6
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $39.05
Book Description:

This book is an in-depth discussion of rising inequalities in the western world. It explores the extent to which rising inequalities are the mechanical consequence of changes in economic fundamentals (such as changes in technological or demographic parameters), and to what extent they are the contingent consequences of country-specific and time-specific changes in institutions. It includes both theoretical and empirical contributions.

Book Details
Pages:372
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economics / General
Business & Economics / Labor
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.4 x 2.018 cm
Book Weight:0.498 Kilograms
Author Biography
(Editor)
Daniel Cohen was born Daniel Edward Reba in Chicago, Illinois on March 12, 1936. He received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois. He worked at Time magazine and Science Digest before he began writing books. His books for children and teenagers dealt with ghosts, U.F.O.s, the occult, ESP, vampires, werewolves, conspiracies, cloning, weather, and the human genome. He also wrote biographies of the astronomer Carl Sagan and Jesse Ventura.

His only child, Theodora Cohen, was killed in the December 21, 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. He and his wife Susan Cohen exhaustively sought justice for their daughter and the 269 other victims of the bombing. They wrote several books together including When Someone You Know Is Gay and Pan Am 103: The Bombing, the Betrayals, and a Bereaved Family's Search for Justice. He died from sepsis on May 6, 2018 at the age of 82.

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