09 November 2016

The political origins of inequality

Why a More Equal World is Better for Us All

Simon Reid-Henry
2015, University of Chicago Press, 208 pages,
ISBN 9780226236797

Reviewer: Christine Shields, Shields Economics

We may have a globalised economy but we do not have globalised policies. Quite the opposite. Hence the democratic deficit – and in a world of Clinton/Trump extremes and the tensions exposed in post-EU referendum Britain, to say nothing of ongoing EU strains, this is by no means confined to the emerging world. Discontent with the status quo is widespread. In this world of the voiceless poor,…

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