The GNP Machine

Barnes, Peter
September 1972
New Republic;9/30/72, Vol. 167 Issue 12, p18
Focuses on issues related to the distribution of the gross national product in the U.S. Overview of the productive capacity of the U.S. economy; Assessment of the per capita distribution of income; Reference to a study conducted by professors Lester C. Thurow and Robert Lucas on average income of the population; Reasons behind the growing disparity between the rich and the poor; Myths surrounding the distribution of national income.


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