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We need to challenge the myth that the rich are specially-talented wealth creators

Sayer, Andrew (2015) We need to challenge the myth that the rich are specially-talented wealth creators. British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Jan 2015). Website.

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Abstract

In this article Andrew Sayer revives some concepts – ‘unearned income’, ‘rentiers’, ‘functionless investors’, and ‘improperty’ – to explain why the very rich are unjust and dysfunctional. We need to challenge the myth that the rich are specially-talented wealth creators, he argues.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 08:54
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2022 15:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72000

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