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The Winner-Take-All Society by Robert Frank and Philip J. Cook
Sep 01, 1996 | 288 Pages
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    Sep 01, 1996 | 288 Pages

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“A major contribution to the debate about 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

“A fun, informative, and provocative read”
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Table Of Contents

The Winner-Take-All Society – Robert H. Frank and Philip J. Cook Preface
1. Winner-Take-All Marekts
2. How Winner-Take-All Markets Arise
3. The Growth of Winner-Take-All Markets
4. Runaway Incomes at the Top
5. Minor-League Superstars
6. Too Many Contestants?
7. The Problem of Wasteful Investment
8. The Battle for Educational Prestige
9. Curbing Wasteful Competition
10. Media and Culture in the Winner-Take-All Society
11. Old Wine in New Bottles

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