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Principles of Economics 2e

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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364

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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364
Textbook Problem

Why is there reluctance on the part of some in the United States to redistribute income so that greater equality can be achieved?

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Reluctance of United States to redistribute income so that greater equality can be achieved.

Explanation

The Great Recession period of 2008−2009 caused unemployment to increase and income to fall. This represented inequality in a way that the group that appeared to be responsible for the recession period was not the group that appeared to bear the burden of the fall in output.

The problem in trying to decrease income inequality was related to the thought that whether you still believe in the American Dream or not.

If you believe, then you do not necessarily want to stop anyone else from living their dream...

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