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By Rashbrooke, Max
'Presently, someone in the wealthiest 1 per cent of adults - now a roughly 40,000-strong club - has a net worth 68 times that of the average New Zealander.' Too Much Money is the story of how wealth inequality is changing Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Max Rashbrooke goes beyond anecdote and ideology, delving deep into the latest research about the sweeping changes made to the public services that shape our lives together. What he unearths is startling, suggesting that the market-based reforms have often been a failure, and tha...t classic government action is surprisingly effective.Read more
Following his groundbreaking work on income inequality, Max Rashbrooke examines how wealth shapes New Zealand experience.
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"A staggering rise in wealth disparity has transformed New Zealand from one of the developed world's most equal nations to one of the most unequal. So dramatic has been this shift from a supposedly egalitarian society that the future has become difficult to grasp. What are the op...tions for - and barriers to - tackling the gap between rich and poor? Inequality addresses these questions in the New Zealand context - a powerful argument from some of the country's leading commentators"--Publisher information.Read more
The divide between New Zealand's poorest and wealthiest inhabitants has widened alarmingly over recent decades. Differences in income have grown faster than in most other developed countries. Max Rashbrooke's succinct introduction to these changes in our society, drawn from the l...arger work Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis and updated with the latest evidence, is essential reading.Read more
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