Discrimination and Disparities

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Product Number: DD36639
Released: Mar 06, 2018
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ISBN: #9781538536728
Narrator/s: Robertson Dean
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An empirical examination of how economic and other disparities arise Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate. Discrimination and Disparities gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, whether it be discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. It is readable enough for people with no prior knowledge of economics. Yet the empirical evidence with which it backs up its analysis spans the globe and challenges beliefs across the ideological spectrum. The point of Discrimination and Disparities is not to recommend some particular policy "fix" at the end but to clarify why so many policy fixes have turned out to be counterproductive-and to expose some seemingly invincible fallacies behind many counterproductive policies.


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Discrimination and Disparities
Product Number: BX00070612
Product Number:Z100131557
Product Number:DD36639

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Author(s): Thomas Sowell
Narrator(s): Robertson Dean
Product Number Z100131557
Released: Mar 20, 2018
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Author(s): Thomas Sowell
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