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POLS3054 Seminar Paper

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Seminar paper on factors causing persistent inequality. Based on New York Times article

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Economy Economic inequality Structure Social inequality Economic inequality in the United States Distribution of wealth Occupy Wall Street Fellows of the Econometric Society Joseph Stiglitz Rent-seeking Thomas Piketty Economy of the United States David Brooks
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Economy Economic inequality Structure Social inequality Economic inequality in the United States Distribution of wealth Occupy Wall Street Fellows of the Econometric Society Joseph Stiglitz Rent-seeking Thomas Piketty Economy of the United States David Brooks
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The author’s unilateral focus on boosting human capital rests on an implicit faith in meritocracy that obscures the structural barriers that perpetuate inequality; the institutional actors who engage in rent-seeking and influence favourable fiscal policies; and the interdependence of these actors which shifts social norms surrounding labour unions to further a concentration of wealth by the few. Education Cannot Solve Wealth Inequality Brooks relies on a functionalist model of class structure to argue that higher education and a more equitable school system is the panacea to address inequality, as more people can attain human capital and increas...
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