Income Distribution and Public Policy Comparison Essay by The Research Group

Income Distribution and Public Policy
This paper compares liberal, conservative and radical views regarding income distribution and public policy: Demographics of poverty and social and political aspects.
# 18822 | 1,575 words | 8 sources | 1991 | US
Published on Feb 20, 2003 in Economics (Macro) , Political Science (U.S.) , Sociology (Theory)

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"Income distribution refers to the proportional share of economic benefits received by the different segments comprising an economy. The definition of segments tends to shift, based on the perspective of the examination, and the composition of segments overlap as the perspective changes. Economists often distinguish between the owners of capital and labor in considerations of income distribution, while social activists are more apt to be concerned with the distribution of income between the wealthy and the poor (Nasar, 1986), white and nonwhite, and male and female, and tax planners are interested in income distribution according to population-income ... "

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