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A shrinking universe : How concentrated corporate power is shaping income inequality in Canada

2012

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The deepening of income inequality in Canada is a well-documented phenomenon, but the driving forces behind this trend have been subject to less scrutiny. This paper looks at income inequality over time and shows how the growth of income concentration in the hands of the richest 1% is connected to the concentration of corporate power among the 60 largest Canadian-based firms.

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health innovation agriculture trade economics food sustainability biodiversity poverty income distribution science and technology canada business business ethics capital capitalism competitiveness income industrial concentration investments profit transport market balance sheet economic sector business model best practice business finance capital (economics) economy, business and finance income inequalit

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