The Resource Should we tax the rich more? : Krugman and Papandreou vs. Gingrich and Laffer : the Munk Debate on economic inequality, (ebook)

Should we tax the rich more? : Krugman and Papandreou vs. Gingrich and Laffer : the Munk Debate on economic inequality, (ebook)

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Should we tax the rich more? : Krugman and Papandreou vs. Gingrich and Laffer : the Munk Debate on economic inequality
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Should we tax the rich more?
Title remainder
Krugman and Papandreou vs. Gingrich and Laffer : the Munk Debate on economic inequality
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Munk Debate on economic inequality
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eng
Summary
As middle-class incomes stagnate in advanced economies while the rich experience record income gains, the eleventh semi-annual Munk Debate pits wealth redistribution supporters Paul Krugman and George Papandreou against Newt Gingrich and Arthur Laffer to debate taxation - should the rich pay more? For some the answer is obvious: redistribute the wealth of the top income earners who have enjoyed, for almost a generation, the lion's share of all income gains. Imposing higher taxes on the wealthy is the best way for countries such as Canada to reinvest in their social safety nets, education, and infrastructure while protecting the middle class. Others argue that anemic economic growth, not income inequality, is the real problem facing advanced countries. In a globalized economy, raising taxes on society's wealth creators leads to capital flight, falling government revenues, and less money for the poor. These same voices contend that lowering taxes on everyone stimulates innovation and investment, fuelling future prosperity. In this edition of the Munk Debates - Canada's premier international debate series - Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman and former Prime Minster of Greece George Papandreou square off against former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and famed economist Arthur Laffer to debate if the rich should bear the brunt of higher taxes. For the first time ever, this stimulating debate, which will take place in front of a sold-out audience, will be available in print. With advanced countries facing overextended social services, crumbling infrastructure, and sluggish economic growth, the Munk Debate on economic inequality tackles the essential public policy issue: Should we tax the rich more?
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Midwest
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339.2
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no index present
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non fiction
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1952-
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  • Gingrich, Newt
  • Krugman, Paul R.
  • Laffer, Arthur B.
  • Papandreou, Giōrgos A.
  • Griffiths, Rudyard
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  • Income distribution
  • Rich people
  • Taxation
  • Fiscal policy
  • Equality
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adult
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Should we tax the rich more? : Krugman and Papandreou vs. Gingrich and Laffer : the Munk Debate on economic inequality, (ebook)
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9781770894228
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11381128
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11381128
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MWT11381128
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Should we tax the rich more? : Krugman and Papandreou vs. Gingrich and Laffer : the Munk Debate on economic inequality, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770894228
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11381128
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11381128
System control number
MWT11381128
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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