The distribution of wealth
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Published by Macmillan and Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Wealth

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Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10730.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13559007M

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Pages in category "Books about wealth distribution" The following 13 pages are in this category, out of 13 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Wealth inequality in the United States (also known as the wealth gap) is the unequal distribution of assets among residents of the United includes the values of homes, automobiles, personal valuables, businesses, savings, and investments. The net worth of U.S. households and non-profit organizations was $ trillion in the first quarter of , a record level both in nominal. Preface. It is the purpose of this work to show that the distribution of the income of society is controlled by a natural law, and that this law, if it worked without friction, would give to every agent of production the amount of wealth which that agent creates. The Distribution of Wealth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 4/5.

This book answers a number of important questions about the distribution of wealth among people and the way that this distribution has changed over time. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the personal distribution of wealth from many dimensions: economic, statistical, ethical, political, sociological and legal. The most visible indicator of wealth inequality in America today may be the Forbes magazine list of the nation’s richest. In , the three men at the top of that list — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and investor Warren Buffett — held combined fortunes worth more than the total wealth of the poorest half of Americans. Excerpt from Reflections on the Formation and Distribution of Wealth An author who fends into the world {detached pieces will feldom have the good fortune to reach that degree of celebrity which attends a more voluminous compiler: although his 'works may at the fame time poffefs a greater degree of intrinfic merit/5. This book is the first book to provide a comprehensive treatment of the personal distribution of wealth. Michael Schneider uses data from fifteen countries to demonstrate how inequality in the distribution of wealth both varies between different parts of the world and changes over time, before going on to discuss why the distribution of wealth is unequal, whether it should be unequal, and how.

Henry George The Science of Political Economy Book IV, The Distribution of Wealth Chapter II The Nature of Distribution Showing the Fallacy of the Contention That Distribution Is a Matter of Human Law; That the Natural Laws of Distribution Are Manifest Not on Wealth Already Produced, But on Subsequent Production; and That They Are Moral Laws. Decolonizing Wealth is a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance. Award-winning philanthropy executive Edgar Villanueva draws from the traditions from the Native way to prescribe the medicine for restoring balance and healing our divides. Nov 25,  · This book is about the distribution of wealth among people, described by statisticians as the size distribution of wealth, and the way that this distribution has changed over time. It provides answers to a host of important questions including, why is the distribution of wealth important and how can it be measured?Author: Michael Schneider, Mike Pottenger, J. E. King. Average wealth has increased over the past 50 years, but it has not grown equally for all groups. Between and , families near the bottom of the wealth distribution (those at the 10th percentile) went from having no wealth on average to being about $1, in debt, those in the middle more than doubled their wealth.