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The land of too much : American abundance and the paradox of poverty / Monica Prasad.

Author/Creator:
Prasad, Monica.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 327 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
United States -- Economic policy.
United States -- Social policy.
Fiscal policy -- United States.
Contents:
Explaining American state intervention
The farmers' tour
Comparing capitalisms
A demand-side theory of comparative political economy
The agrarian regulation of taxation
The non-history of national sales tax
The land of too much
Progressive taxation and the welfare state
The agrarian regulation of finance
American adversarial regulation
The democratization of credit
The credit/welfare state trade-off
American mortgage Keynesianism : summary and policy implications.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p . 275-316) and index.
ISBN:
9780674066526 (alk. paper)
0674066529 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
782251855