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Author Pontusson, Jonas.

Title Inequality and prosperity : social Europe vs. liberal America / Jonas Pontusson.

Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  339.2094 P779i 2005    ---  Available
Description xiv, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Cornell studies in political economy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-233) and index.
Contents Rethinking the trade-off between growth and equality -- Varieties of capitalism -- Income distribution and labor markets -- Employment performance -- Macro-economic management and wage bargaining -- Participation, security, mobility, and skills -- Welfare states, redistribution, and economic growth -- Welfare states in retrenchment -- Directions for progressive reform.
Subject Income distribution -- Europe, Western.
Income distribution -- United States.
Capitalism -- Europe, Western.
Capitalism -- United States.
Welfare state -- Europe, Western.
Welfare state -- United States.
Europe -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Added Title Social Europe vs. liberal America
ISBN 0801443512 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801489709 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780801443510

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