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The Thumb on the Scale in the Winner Take All Economy

March 1, 2014   ·   0 Comments

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By Dean Baker: Robert Frank has an interesting discussion in the NYT of the “winner take all” dynamics created by the Internet economy, but he leaves out an ...

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