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Economic Justice in an Unfair World: Toward a Level Playing Field
RECENT YEARS have seen a growing number of activists, scholars, and even policymakers claiming that the global economy is unfair and unjust, particularly to developing countries and the poor within them. But what would a fair or just global economy look like?Economic Justice in an Unfair Worldseeks to answer that question by presenting a bold and provocative argument that emphasizes economic relations among states.
ETHAN KAPSTEIN documents how the new international economic order has torn huge holes in the social welfare net, putting workers and the economy itself at risk. Read a review

IN THE GREAT TRANSITION of the postcommunist countries from central planning to market economies, the role of the social safety net is becoming increasingly controversial. The transition increased the demand for social support, but the level of benefits set in the communist era is already high and threatens to stifle future economic growth. This book assesses the past, present, and future of social policies in the 27 post-communist countries.


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