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About the book:“Ill fares the land…where wealth accumulates and men decay” - Oliver GoldsmithWEALTH and ILLFARE is intended for readers who do not have much knowledge in economics, but are eager to know how economic systems function. In particular, it deals with the phenomenon that many find disturbing, the soaring affluence of the few and the continuing misery of the many that is increasingly becoming evident globally and in our country. Ownership and control over resources, different forms of mediation and asymmetry of information are identified as clues for any interested reader to develop skills to study real life economic problems. It is a unique and timely contribution by a reputed practitioner who, over the past half a century, has influenced generations of students and through his earlier writings the general public as well.
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C. T. Kurien (born c. 1932) is a professor of economics, now retired and resident in Bangalore, who has written many books on economics.
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