Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 December 2017

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780190627768

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The Captured Economy

How the Powerful Become Richer, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality

Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles

  • Identifies a reason for the growth in inequality that will surprise both the ideological left and right
  • Shows that the large influence of industry interest groups on policy has increased inequality
  • Proposes policies that will decrease the power of corporations and lobbyist groups in government

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