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Economics for the rest of us : debunking the science that makes life dismal / Moshe Adler.

Author:
Adler, Moshe [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : New Press ; [Jackson, Tenn.] : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2010.
Description:
xix, 217 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Income equality : the earliest standard of efficiency -- Equality does not matter : Pareto efficiency and the free market -- The Pareto efficiency cops -- Why redistributing goods may be Pareto efficient after all -- A brief history of the federal income tax -- It is not Pareto efficient : the rich pay too much taxes (or, Laffer's napkin) -- Private goods -- Government-supplied goods -- The classical theory of wages -- The neo-classical theory of wages : John Bates Clark -- The evidence -- The minimum wage -- Theories of wages and the Great Depression -- "Sticky wages " -- "Efficiency wages", or, Why unemployment is the fault of shirking by workers -- Executive compensation.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781595581013
  • 1595581014
LCCN:
2009024968
OCLC:
320803607
RCP:
N - S