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Inequality and public policy

Inequality and public policy

the ethics of affirmative action : proceedings of a conference : [held at the Kellogg Center for Continuing Education on December 6, 1976]


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Published by Institute for Community Development, Continuing Education Service, Michigan State University in [East Lansing] .
Written in English

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    Statementproceedings edited by Gregory D. Squires.
    ContributionsSquires, Gregory D., Michigan. State University, East Lansing. Kellogg Center for Continuing Education, Michigan. State University, East Lansing. Institute for Community Development and Services. Human Rights Information Service
    LC ClassificationsKF4741 I53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21849533M

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Public Policy and the Income Distribution tackles many of the most difficult and intriguing questions about how government intervention—or lack thereof—has affected the incomes of everyday Americans.

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Inequality and Public Policy in China by Bjorn A. Gustafsson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.We are very sad to report that Professor Sir Tony Atkinson died on the first of January,at the age of Tony Atkinson was an extraordinarily distinguished academic whose works changed our understanding of poverty, inequality, mobility, public policy, and economic growth.

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