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The economics of the rich

Howard P. Tuckman

The economics of the rich

by Howard P. Tuckman

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wealth -- United States.,
    • Rich people -- United States.,
    • Income -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Howard P. Tuckman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.W4 T8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p.
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5419864M
      ISBN 100394317149
      LC Control Number73012990

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      Clearly, when the government lets rich people keep more of what they earn, that doesn’t mean it is taking money from poor people. This book is flawed because Phillips condemns the worthy with the unworthy. But to condemn the productive part of our economy for enabling people to become wealthy is bad economics and misguided public policy. The loss of economic welfare suffered by the rich when command over resources is transferred from them to the poor will, therefore, be substantially smaller relatively to the gain of economic welfare to the poor than a consideration of the law of diminishing utility taken by itself suggests.


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