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Title:
What went wrong : how the 1% hijacked the American middle class...and what other countries got right
Author:
Tyler, George R.
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Publication Information:
Dallas, Texas : BenBella Books, Inc., [2013]
Physical Description:
viii, 563 pages ; 24cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The beginning. Facing reality ; What is Reaganomics? ; The triumph of family capitalism -- The shift. Regulatory capture ; Shareholder capitalism ; A culture of selfishness ; Short-termism ; Small government hypocrisy ; Tax cut cultists ; "Deficits don't matter" ; Illusory prosperity ; Economic mythmaking -- The results. Wages rise in family capitalism ; The gains from growth ; Income disparity ; The opportunity societies of stakeholder capitalism ; Australian-style wage determination in family capitalism ; Globalization can be a boon or a bane ; How family capitalism prospered from globalization ; Offshoring and the Apple problem ; Domestic content and the Apple problem ; Productivity and investment ; Deindustrializing America marks the Reagan decline ; Poverty ; Delayed American retirement ; Incentivizing and rewarding work -- Recovery. Rebuilding the American dream ; American family capitalism.
ISBN:
9781937856717
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Book

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