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Income inequality why it matters and why most economists didn"t notice by Matthew P. Drennan

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ungleichheit,
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009,
  • Consumer credit,
  • Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009) fast (OCoLC)fst01755654,
  • Income distribution,
  • Einkommensverteilung,
  • Debt

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMatthew P. Drennan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.I5 D74 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 155 pages
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26886800M
ISBN 100300209584
ISBN 109780300209587
LC Control Number2015940164
OCLC/WorldCa910504184

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