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Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries: Shared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Brian Nolan

Abstract

This book addresses the central challenge facing rich countries: how to promote growth and prosperity that is widely shared rather than concentrated at the top. Rising inequality in income and wealth across the rich-world members of the OECD has been widely recognized and identified as a major concern; this book links this phenomenon with stagnation in wages and incomes for ordinary working households, which are also increasingly seen as threatening social and political stability. The book aims to identify what structures and policies are associated with success or failure in limiting the rise ... More

Keywords: inequality, living standards, prosperity, middle incomes, growth, opportunity, redistribution, inclusive growth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198807032
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198807032.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Nolan, editor
Director, Employment Equity and growth programme, INET; Professor of Social Policy, Department of Social Policy and Social Intervention, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College

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