xv, 357 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
"Argues that incoherent social programs significantly contribute to poverty and little growth. Proposes converting the existing social security system into universal social entitlements. Advocates eliminating wage-based social security contributions and raising consumption taxes on higher-income households to increase the rate of GDP growth, reduce inequality, and improve benefits for workers"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-347) and index.