Tuesday, April 20, 2010

INCOME INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES

Gary Becker (link) and Richard Posner (link) opened an intense debate on the issue of a growing US income inequality since 1980s onwards.

1 comment:

goran said...

to boot, as Wilkinson and Kawachi have conclusively proven, it's not the poverty, inequality is literally making us sicker.

As far as Slovenia goes, an enlightened dictatorship with a healthy dose of egalitarianism is in order. It worked for S Korea, Singapore etc.

http://www.amazon.com/Health-Nations-Inequality-Harmful-Revised/dp/1565848969/ref=pd_cp_b_3
http://www.amazon.com/Impact-Inequality-Make-Societies-Healthier/dp/1595581219/ref=cm_cr_pr_sims_t