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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This book would make a fantastic 30 page essay. It covers very important ideas and backs them up with analysis and examples. But then it starts to repeat itself, and bring out too many examples without new ideas.


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How WinnerTakeAll Markets Arise
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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.