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Getting Rich: Americas New Rich and How They Got That Way Lisa A. Keister

Getting Rich: Americas New Rich and How They Got That Way

Lisa A. Keister

Published June 13th 2005
ISBN : 9780521829700
Hardcover
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 About the Book 

Although the basic facts about wealth inequality are no longer a mystery, we still know very little about who the wealthy are, how they got there, and what prevents other people from becoming rich. That is, we know very little about the process ofMoreAlthough the basic facts about wealth inequality are no longer a mystery, we still know very little about who the wealthy are, how they got there, and what prevents other people from becoming rich. That is, we know very little about the process of wealth mobility. This book investigates some of the most basic questions about wealth mobility. The advantages of owning wealth and the elusive nature of true wealth have long made questions about the wealthy broadly appealing. In recent years, that interest has been amplified by dramatic economic changes and rising wealth inequality.