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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Lars Osberg

Lars Osberg is University Research Professor in the Economics Department of Dalhousie University in Halifax.

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Lars Osberg

What Causes Social Inequality?

From Scandinavia to the Anglosphere, it may come down to choice. April 2011
In Power and Inequality: A Comparative Introduction, Gregg Olsen examines three “Nordic” countries—Finland, Norway and Sweden—and three “Anglo” countries—Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States—through the lens of social inequality. Readers with an allergy to footnotes or definitions or statistics should be warned from the start: this book is not an…