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Falling behind : How rising inequality harms the middle class / Robert H. Frank.

By: Frank, Robert H.
Series: The Aaron Wildavsky Forum for Public Policy ; 4.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007Description: xiv, 148 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780520251885 (cloth : alk. paper); 0520251881 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780520252523 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0520252527 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Consumption (Economics) -- United States | Tüketim (Ekonomi) -- Amerika Birleşik Devletleri | Middle class -- United States -- Economic conditions | Income distribution -- United States | Equality -- Economic aspects -- United States | Orta sınıf -- Amerika Birleşik Devletleri -- Ekonomik Durum | Gelir dagilimi -- Amerika Birleşik Devletleri | Eşitlik -- Ekonomik yönleri -- Amerika Birleşik DevletleriOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Introduction -- Recent changes in income and wealth inequality -- Inequality, happiness, and health -- Envy or context? -- The rising cost of adequate -- Why do we care about rank? -- What types of consumption are most sensitive to context? -- How can middle-class families afford to keep up? -- Smart for one, dumb for all -- Looking ahead -- Lessons for public policy -- Reflections.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-140) and index.

Introduction -- Recent changes in income and wealth inequality -- Inequality, happiness, and health -- Envy or context? -- The rising cost of adequate -- Why do we care about rank? -- What types of consumption are most sensitive to context? -- How can middle-class families afford to keep up? -- Smart for one, dumb for all -- Looking ahead -- Lessons for public policy -- Reflections.

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