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Inequality: the elephant in the room in US policy debates

Van Reenen, John ORCID: 0000-0001-9153-2907 (2012) Inequality: the elephant in the room in US policy debates. British Politics and Policy at LSE (06 Nov 2012). Website.

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Americans go to the polls today to decide who will be their next President. John Van Reenen analyses the causes of what should be a central topic in the debate; growing inequality. Rather than talking about the underlying causes of increased inequality, and debating how to tackle it, the presidential candidates have focused on dealing with its consequences, particularly over taxes and welfare.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Divisions: Economics
Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2013 12:07
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 23:18

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