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Industrial concentration and economic inequality

essays in honour of Peter Hart

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Published by E. Elgar in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hart, P. E.,
  • Industrial concentration.,
  • Income distribution.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mark Casson and John Creedy.
    ContributionsHart, P. E., Casson, Mark, 1945-, Creedy, John, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2757 .I53 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1043670M
    ISBN 101852786485
    LC Control Number93242625
    OCLC/WorldCa29206099

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    Gini, C. (). Measurement of Inequality of Incomes. Economic Journal, 31, This study is based on indexes developed by the theory of inequality and the theory of industrial concentration. This work is about the comparison between these measurements to get which one fits most the financial context. Economic Inequality among US. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC THEORY 2, () On the Measurement of Inequality ANTHONY B. ATKINSON Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge, England Received Novem 1. INTRODUCTION Measures of inequality are used Cited by:

    This book, written by the widely respected economic historian Douglas Dowd at the age of 90, is notable for his own experience and vivid memory, of the recession. Since the s, and the predominance of the present neo-liberal ideology, all of the inequalities that the book .   Thomas Piketty and others have prompted renewed interest in understanding long-term patterns of inequality. This column presents evidence from pre-industrial Europe. Inequality rose even during the success stories of early modern Europe, but it can hardly have been the sole requisite for growth. In both economic history and today’s economic theory, the idea of a universal.


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She is an author, advisor, and a recognized leader in new economic thinking. Denise is co-author of The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition — named one of the Financial Times’ Best Books of and endorsed by two Nobel Prize winners.

The book explores corporate industrial concentration and its effects. Economic inequality in America is caused by lower wage full-time being paid dramatically less than higher wage full-time workers. The pay of full-time fast food workers vs. software engineers, not the wealth of the 99% vs.

the 1%, is the cause of economic inequality in America. But don't believe me. Read "The Economics of Inequality" for yourself.4/4(32). Inthe ratio between the income of the top and bottom 20 percent of the world's population was three to one.

Byit was eighty-six to one. A study titled "Divided we Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising" by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) sought to explain the causes for this rising inequality by investigating economic inequality in OECD.

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For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic Cited by: Get this from a library. Industrial concentration and economic inequality: essays in honour of Peter Hart. [P E Hart; Mark Casson; John Creedy;] -- How far can efficiency be pursued without sacrificing equity.

Do fiscal changes designed to improve incentives necessarily lead to greater inequality of incomes. Does the profitability of 'big.

Since the s, income inequality has increased significantly in the rich countries, especially the United States, where the concentration of income in the first decade of the twenty-first century regained—indeed, slightly exceeded—the level attained in the second decade of the previous century.

The Economics of Inequality by Thomas Piketty is a brief introduction to the principles of inequality and some pertinent theories for its amelioration. In particular, it defines a clear picture of the nature of income inequality and capital inequality as the former began to observably increase in the 90s, the time at which the book was written/5.

On Economic Inequality book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this classic text, first published inAmartya Sen re 4/5. By Kate Donald, Center for Economic and Social Rights, and Jens Martens, Global Policy Forum.

The Agenda cites the “enormous disparities of opportunity, wealth and power” as one of the “immense challenges” to sustainable development. 1 It recognizes that “sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth will only be possible if wealth is shared and income inequality is.

The process of wealth concentration arguably makes economic inequality a vicious cycle. The effects of wealth concentration may extend to future generations [3]. Children born in a rich family have an economic advantage, because of wealth inherited and possibly education, which may increase their chances of earning a higher income than their peers.

Broadly speaking, the trend of inequality research since Mr. Piketty wrote this book has involved de-emphasizing supply and demand while giving more attention to privilege and power. In a scholarly and ambitious book, Scheidel argues that economic inequalities are usually narrowed most effectively as a result of cataclysmic events: war, revolution, the collapse of states and.

The growing concentration of income can, in fact, make inequality more difficult to correct, as the wealthy bring their wealth to bear on the political process to maintain their privilege.

Unfortunately, their recommendations aren’t inevitable either: Reduce economic inequality so that resources are shared more fairly, rely more on renewable resources and hold down population growth.

Economic inequality in America is caused by lower wage full-time being paid dramatically less than higher wage full-time workers. The pay of full-time fast food workers vs. software engineers, not the wealth of the 99% vs.

the 1%, is the cause of economic inequality in America. But don't believe me. Read "The Economics of Inequality" for yourself.4/5(39). Almost all the focus in industrial concentration has been on profits, productivity, and investment, but the biggest impact has been on wages.

Workers have systematically lost power versus large companies that now dominate industries. Dozens of studies now document how industrial concentration is. "Persuasive and brilliantly written, the book is especially timely given the rise of trillion-dollar tech companies."--Publishers Weekly From the man who coined the term "net neutrality," author of The Master Switch and The Attention Merchants, comes a warning about the dangers of excessive corporate and industrial concentration for our economic and political future.

O’Donnell: Many factors contributed to the growth of inequality. But one particularly important factor had to be the changing nature of work.

New and more efficient industrial technology undermined the value and power of skilled workers, making it easier for employers to hire unskilled labor.

Economic historian, democratic socialist, educator, and British labor party activist, R. Tawney touched many worlds. His life, too, spanned great distance and change. When he was born in Calcutta inGladstone, Tennyson, and Queen Victoria were flourishing and.

Economic inequality in America is caused by lower wage full-time being paid dramatically less than higher wage full-time workers. The pay of full-time fast food workers vs. software engineers, not the wealth of the 99% vs. the 1%, is the cause of economic inequality in America.

But don't believe me. Read "The Economics of Inequality" for yourself/5(45). Extreme inequlity diminish the economic growth, reduce human development oportunities and eliminates the competividad of micro y median enterprises; then inequality is .Or, were pre-industrial incomes as unequal as they are today?

This article infers inequality across individuals within each of the 28 pre-industrial societies, for which data were available, using what are known as social tables. It applies two new concepts: the .