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Mancur Olson

Mancur Olson

Writing for PS since 1996
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Late Professor of Economics at the University Maryland; Author; Head of the Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector at University Maryland.

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    Abolish the Billionaires?

    Edoardo Campanella

    Even many of the wealthiest Americans would agree that the United States needs to overhaul its tax policies to restore a sense of social justice. But, notes Edoardo Campanella, Future of the World Fellow at IE University's Center for the Governance of Change, such reforms would not be enough to restart the engines of social mobility and promote greater equality of opportunity.

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