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Did British Capitalism Breed Inequality?

By Jeffrey G. Williamson

Routledge – 2005 – 288 pages

Series: Economic History

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Description

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Contents

1. The issues

PART I

2. Real wages and standard of living

3. Earnings inequality, skill scarcity and the structure of pay

4. Income inequality

PART II

5. What drives inequality?

6. Disequilibrating factor demand: The industrialization bias

7. Equilibrating supply: men, machines and skills

PART III

8. Modeling inequality in a resource-scarce open economy

9. Fact or fiction?

10. Accounting for the Kuznets Curve, 1821-1911

11. Why was British growth so slow before the 1820s?

12. Inequality, industrialization and the standard of living during wartime: conjectures

13. Data, theory and debate

Appendices.

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  1. Economic History

Name: Did British Capitalism Breed Inequality? (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Jeffrey G. Williamson. First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Economic History