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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

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

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) and Cook (Duke Univ.), winner-take-all markets have two major characteristics: reward by relative rather than absolute performance and concentration of rewards in the hands of few top performers. In ... Read full review


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