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The Zero-Sum Society

The Zero-Sum Society

Distribution And The Possibilities For Change

Written during a period of acute economic stagnation in 1980, The Zero-Sum Society discusses the human implications of economic problem solving. Interpreting macroeconomics as a zero-sum game, Thurow proposes that the American economy will not solve its most trenchant problems-inflation, slow economic growth, the environment-until the political economy can support, in theory and in practice, the idea that certain members of society will have to bear the brunt of taxation and other government-sponsored economic actions. As relevant today as it was twenty years ago, The Zero-Sum Society offers a classic set of recommendations about the best way to balance government stewardship of the economy and the free-market aspirations of upwardly mobile Americans.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Business & Economics / Economics

On Sale: January 4th 2008

Price: $11.99 / $14.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 240

ISBN-13: 9780465011599

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