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Rewarding Work

How to Restore Participation and Self-Support to Free Enterprise, With a New Preface

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674026940

Publication Date: 10/30/2007

Short

208 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 table

World

  • Preface 2007
  • Preface
  • Prologue
  • The Problem
  • 1. Why Work?
  • 2. America’s Second-Class Workers
  • 3. The Decline of Labor
  • 4. The Damage to Others
  • 5. Is It Culture?
  • 6. Economic Sources
  • 7. The Role of the Welfare System
  • 8. The Market-Based Solution
  • 9. The Case for the Market-Based Solution
  • 10. The Flaws in Other Approaches
  • 11. Reply to Objections
  • Epilogue
  • Cost of the Model Wage Subsidy Plan
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Edmund S. Phelps Is Winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics
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