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The Winner-Take-All Society: Why the Few at the Top Get So Much More Than the Rest of Us by [Robert H Frank, Philip J Cook]

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One of the ten best business books of the year, Business Week

A major contribution to the debate about the causes and consequences of inequality in America, The New York Times Book Review

Should be at the forefront of everyone's attention -- Lester C Thurow, Los Angeles Times

Frank and Cook break new ground by linking the win-at-all-costs mentality to economic and cultural problems, Business Week

[Frank] makes an excellent populariser, with a lucid writing style and a willingness not to take himself too seriously, Guardian --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Robert H. Frank is the author of The Sunday Times bestseller The Economic Naturalist and The Return of The Economic Naturalist. He is the Henrietta Louis Johnson Professor of Management and Professor of Economics at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management and is a regular economics columnist in The New York Times.
Philip Cook is the ITT/Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy at Duke University, and author of Paying the Tab (Princeton University Press, 2007). --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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1.0 out of 5 stars Tedious and lacking in any real conclusion
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