The winner-take-all society: why the few at the top get so much more than the rest of us

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Penguin Books, 1995 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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Selected by Business Week as one of the 10 best business books of the year, this text is "a major contribution to the debate about the causes and consequences of inequality in America".--The New York Times Book Review.

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"The Winner-Take-All Society" is two economics professors talking about how competitive markets try so hard to undercut each other that the industry as a whole suffers financially. Their arguments are ... Read full review

THE WINNER-TAKE-ALL SOCIETY: How More and More Americans Compete for Ever Fewer and Bigger Rewards, Encouraging Economic Waste, Growing Income Inequality, and an Impoverished Cultured Life

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An unsettling report from two economists on how new competitive forces are impacting Americans' social, business, and ethical lives. According to the Frank (Cornell Univ.; Passions Within Reason, 1988 ... Read full review

Contents

WinnerTakeAll Markets
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How WinnerTakeAll Markets Arise
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The Growth of WinnerTakeAll Markets
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About the author (1995)

Robert H. Frank is an economics professor at Cornell's Johnson Graduate School of Management and a regular "Economic View" columnist for the "New York Times." His books include "The Winner-Take-All Society" (with Philip Cook), "The Economic Naturalist," "Luxury Fever," "What Price the Moral High Ground?," and "Principles of Economics" (with Ben Bernanke).

?Philip J. Cook is the ITT/Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy at Duke University, where he is also senior dean for faculty and research. He is a research associate of the NBER.

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