Combating inequality : rethinking government's role / edited Olivier Blanchard and Dani Rodrik.  (Text) (Text)

Blanchard, Olivier (Olivier J.) | Rodrik, Dani
Call no.: HB523 .C66 2021Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : The MIT Press, c2021Description: xx, 287 p. : illISBN: 9780262045612 (hardcover); 0262045613 (hardcover)Subject(s): Income distribution -- Government policyEquality -- Economic aspectsEquality -- Government policyLOC classification: HB523 | .C66 2021
Contents:Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Introduction: We Have the Tools to Reverse the Rise in Inequality -- I: The Landscape -- 1. Ten Facts about Inequality in Advanced Economies -- 2. Discussion of the Landscape -- II: Ethical and Philosophical Dimensions -- 3. Time for New Philosophical Foundations for Economic Theory? -- 4. What Kinds of Inequality Should Economists Address? -- 5. Why Does Inequality Matter? -- III: Political Dimensions -- 6. Wealth Inequality and Politics -- 7. The Political Conditions Necessary for Addressing Inequality -- 8. The Political Obstacles to Tackling Economic Inequality in the United States -- IV: The Distribution of Human Capital -- 9. A Modern Safety Net -- 10. Education's Untapped Potential -- V: Policies toward Trade, Outsourcing, and Foreign Investment -- 11. Why Was the "China Shock" So Shocking-and What Does This Mean for Policy? -- 12. Trade, Labor Markets, and the China Shock: What Can Be Learned from the German Experience? -- 13. Combating Inequality: Rethinking Policies to Reduce Inequality in Advanced Economies -- VI: The (Re)distribution of Financial Capital -- 14. How to Increase Taxes on the Rich (If You Must) -- 15. Would a Wealth Tax Help Combat Inequality? -- 16. Should We Tax Wealth? -- VII: Policies That Affect the Rate and Direction of Technological Change -- 17. Could We and Should We Reverse (Excessive) Automation? -- 18. Innovation and Inequality -- 19. Technological Change, Income Inequality, and Good Jobs -- VIII: Labor Market Policies, Institutions, and Social Norms -- 20. Gender Inequality -- 21. Ownership Cures for Inequality -- IX: Labor Market Tools -- 22. Guaranteeing Employment for All -- 23. Making Work Work -- 24. The Importance of Enforcement in Designing Effective Labor Market Tools -- X: Social Safety Net -- 25. Enhancing Micro and Macro Resilience by Building on the Improvements in the Social Safety Net -- 26. The Social Safety Net for Families with Children: What Is Working and How to Do More -- XI: Progressive Taxation -- 27. Reflections on Taxation in Support of Redistributive Policies -- 28. Why Do We Not Support More Redistribution? New Explanations from Economics Research -- 29. Can a Wealth Tax Work? -- Contributors -- Index.
Summary: "Edited collection with contributions from notable economists on policy solutions to the problem of economic inequality in advanced economies"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Introduction: We Have the Tools to Reverse the Rise in Inequality -- I: The Landscape -- 1. Ten Facts about Inequality in Advanced Economies -- 2. Discussion of the Landscape -- II: Ethical and Philosophical Dimensions -- 3. Time for New Philosophical Foundations for Economic Theory? -- 4. What Kinds of Inequality Should Economists Address? -- 5. Why Does Inequality Matter? -- III: Political Dimensions -- 6. Wealth Inequality and Politics -- 7. The Political Conditions Necessary for Addressing Inequality -- 8. The Political Obstacles to Tackling Economic Inequality in the United States -- IV: The Distribution of Human Capital -- 9. A Modern Safety Net -- 10. Education's Untapped Potential -- V: Policies toward Trade, Outsourcing, and Foreign Investment -- 11. Why Was the "China Shock" So Shocking-and What Does This Mean for Policy? -- 12. Trade, Labor Markets, and the China Shock: What Can Be Learned from the German Experience? -- 13. Combating Inequality: Rethinking Policies to Reduce Inequality in Advanced Economies -- VI: The (Re)distribution of Financial Capital -- 14. How to Increase Taxes on the Rich (If You Must) -- 15. Would a Wealth Tax Help Combat Inequality? -- 16. Should We Tax Wealth? -- VII: Policies That Affect the Rate and Direction of Technological Change -- 17. Could We and Should We Reverse (Excessive) Automation? -- 18. Innovation and Inequality -- 19. Technological Change, Income Inequality, and Good Jobs -- VIII: Labor Market Policies, Institutions, and Social Norms -- 20. Gender Inequality -- 21. Ownership Cures for Inequality -- IX: Labor Market Tools -- 22. Guaranteeing Employment for All -- 23. Making Work Work -- 24. The Importance of Enforcement in Designing Effective Labor Market Tools -- X: Social Safety Net -- 25. Enhancing Micro and Macro Resilience by Building on the Improvements in the Social Safety Net -- 26. The Social Safety Net for Families with Children: What Is Working and How to Do More -- XI: Progressive Taxation -- 27. Reflections on Taxation in Support of Redistributive Policies -- 28. Why Do We Not Support More Redistribution? New Explanations from Economics Research -- 29. Can a Wealth Tax Work? -- Contributors -- Index.

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