Inequality [book]

Anthony B. Atkinson
2015 unpublished
The last few years have seen a surge in the public interest in economic inequality. Part of it should surely be attributed to the fact that many countries have been hit by the adversities caused directly by the recent financial crisis and the resulting Great Recession. This is hardly surprising: when the economy suffers a major downturn, bringing about a salient shrinkage of the total size of the economic "cake", and when the prospects for a recovery seem highly uncertain, it is natural
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