Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: inherited wealth x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Distribution of Wealth in Some Contemporary Economies

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The first section of the chapter summarizes the arguments of R. H. Tawney and C. A. R. Crosland against great (inherited) wealth––as opposed to great earnings (income)––and confronts the paradox that ... More


Introduction

Daniel Halliday

in Inheritance of Wealth: Justice, Equality, and the Right to Bequeath

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198803355
eISBN:
9780191841545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803355.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter lays out the main intellectual motivations for a philosophical inquiry into the moral significance of inherited wealth. It is argued that the problem of how to regulate inheritance ... More


Optimal capital income taxation

Matti Tuomala

in Optimal Redistributive Taxation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753414
eISBN:
9780191815058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753414.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Financial Economics

Chapter 14 asks the question of how capital income should be taxed. One of the limitations of the standard income tax model is that it does not address intertemporal problems. In an intertemporal ... More


American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

Ron Formisano

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041273
eISBN:
9780252099878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Almost all studies of the nation’s extreme inequality of income and wealth have overlooked a critical, overarching cause of the creation of The New Gilded Age. The permanent political class has ... More


Conclusion

Ron Formisano

in American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041273
eISBN:
9780252099878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041273.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

America’s oligarchy is creating an aristocracy of inherited wealth.


Inheritance of Wealth: Justice, Equality, and the Right to Bequeath

Daniel Halliday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198803355
eISBN:
9780191841545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803355.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book presents a philosophical analysis of inherited wealth: it examines both the moral foundations of the right to bequeath wealth and the case for restricting that right with an inheritance ... More


View: