Equality and Efficiency, the Big Tradeoff

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Brookings Institution, 1975 - 124 pages
In this revised and expanded version of the Godkin Lectures presented at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University in the early seventies, Arthur M. Okun explores the conflicts that arise when society's desire to reduce inequality impairs economic efficiency, confronting policymakers with " the big tradeoff."

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The Case for the Market
Equality of Income and Opportunity
Increasing Equality in an Efficient Economy

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