The Land of Too Much by Monica Prasad
American Abundance and the Paradox of Poverty

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Monica Prasad’s powerful demand-side hypothesis addresses three questions: Why does the United States have more poverty than any other developed country? Why did it experience an attack on state intervention in the 1980s, known today as the neoliberal revolution? And why did it recently suffer the greatest economic meltdown in seventy-five years?
 

About Monica Prasad

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Monica Prasad is Associate Professor of Sociology and Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.
 
Published December 31, 2012 by Harvard University Press. 344 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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