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A Dual Economy

Peter Temin

in The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036160
eISBN:
9780262339988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036160.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter explains the dual economy model, emphasizing Lewis’ assertion that the richer sector tries to keep down earnings in the poorer sector. The modern richer sector is the FTE (finance, ... More


Unions as the Solution

David Madland

in Re-Union: How Bold Labor Reforms Can Repair, Revitalize, and Reunite the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755378
eISBN:
9781501755392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755378.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter steps back from policy reform to provide the building blocks to support the book's claim that unions can help address the economic and political challenges facing the United States. It ... More


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