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TitleBack to shared prosperity : the growing inequality of wealth and income in America
Author Ray Marshall, editor
Imprint Armonk, New York : M.E. Sharpe, ©2000
Descript xiii, 423 pages : charts ; 26 cm


Introduction: opportunity in America -- Recent treds in the distribution of household wealth -- Effects of economic growth and inequality on opportunity -- Economic outcomes and mental health -- One more chance: cities in the twenty-first century economy -- Jobless Ghettos: the social implications of the disappearance of work in segregated neighborhoods -- Labor market for young a frican-American men: recent trends, causes, and implications -- Including latinos in broadly shared prosperity -- Crime and prosperity: neighborhood explanations for change in crime rates -- Closing the gap: women's economic progress and future prospects -- Forces for change: technology, globalization, and demographics -- Workplace implications of global technological advance -- Networked economy -- Globalization of financial markets -- Why the baby-bust cohorts haven't boomed yet: a re-examination of cohort effects on wage inequality in the United States -- Social and political impacts of recent trends in U.S. immigration -- Policies to restore shared prosperity -- What can macro-policy do? -- Budgets and taxes -- Social security: a new deal program for the twenty-first century -- Pension policies to maintain workers' access to retirement -- Public investment for a twenty-first century economy -- trade and inequaltiy -- Schooling, learning, and economic growth -- How the United States can develop a world-class education system -- Transition from school to work: black, hispanic, and white men in the 1980s -- Wages and the service sector -- Thirty-five-year perspective on workforce development programs -- Public labor maket policies for the twenty-first century -- Public service employment: a look back and a look ahead -- Public service employment: lessons from U.S. experience in the 1970s -- Employer training: the high road, the low road, and the muddy middle path -- Health care for low-income people -- Reconstructing the social contract in employment relations -- Employee involvement and representation: economic and policy implications -- Financial market barriers to high-performance work organizations -- Restoring broadly shared prosperity: a business perspective -- Justice at the gates of the city:a model for shared prosperity -- Access to capital and inner-city revitalization: urban policy after proposition 209 -- U.S. rural economy in historical and global context -- Prosperity and inequaltiy among America's cities and regions

United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001 United States -- Social conditions -- 1981- Income distribution -- United States United States -- Economic policy -- 1993-2001

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