Globalization and Egalitarian Redistribution

Globalization and Egalitarian Redistribution

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Demonstrates that the free flow of goods, capital, and labor has increased the inequality or volatility of labor earnings in advanced industrial societies, while constraining governments' ability to tax the winners to compensate the workers for their loss. This book looks at how globalization affects policies aimed at reducing inequalities.The reduction of trade barriers, the elimination of capital controls and the expansion of legal immigration are all policy ... Carles Boix, in his essay aquot; Between Redistribution and Trade: The Political Economy of Protectionism and Domesticanbsp;...

Title:Globalization and Egalitarian Redistribution
Author:Pranab K. Bardhan, Samuel Bowles, Michael Wallerstein
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2006-01-01


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