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Offers new policies in technology, employment, social security, capital sharing, and taxation that intend to narrow the income gap, defending them against the common arguments and... Read more
Offers new policies in technology, employment, social security, capital sharing, and taxation that intend to narrow the income gap, defending them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.
Inequality Hardback edition by Anthony B. Atkinson
Inequality and poverty have returned with a vengeance in recent decades. To reduce them, we need fresh ideas that move beyond taxes on the wealthy. Anthony B. Atkinson offers ambitious new policies in technology, employment, social security, sharing of capital, and taxation, and he defends them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.
One of the most important changes in industrialised societies is the trend to early retirement. This volume is concerned with early exit from employment, the well-being of the early retired, and the policy issues raised.
]At a time of rapid change in Central and Eastern Europe, there is widespread interest in alternative forms of market economy. Is it possible to combine the best features of capitalism with the best features of socialism?
It has become common to have income distribution variables playing a pivotal role in economic models. The interest in the relationship between growth and distribution is a good example of this. This handbook provides a multi-faceted view for a deep understanding of most issues in the field of distribution.
The papers in this book examine the changes and the problems emerging in the New Europe, assess some of the forces at work and discuss various outcomes and solutions. The areas covered include labour market, including migration, unemployment, bargaining and industrial relations; the integration of eastern Europe in the New Europe;
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