Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Harvard University Press, 14 ago 2017 - 816 pagine
The main driver of inequality—returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth—is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. Thomas Piketty’s findings in this ambitious, original, rigorous work will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality.
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The Fundamental Force for Divergence: r>g The second pattern, represented in
Figure I.2, reflects a divergence mechanism that is in some ways simpler and
more transparent and no doubt exerts greater influence on the long-run evolution
Like all averages, this average income figure hides enormous disparities. In
practice, many people earn much less than 2,500 euros a month, while others
earn dozens of times that much. Income disparities are partly the result of
unequal pay ...
This was the level maintained up to the turn of the nineteenth century and would
be consistent with the European–American share of the world's population (see
Figures 1.1 and 1.2). In other words, the lead that Europe and America achieved
Sources and series: see piketty.pse.ens.fr/capital21c. Asia Africa America Europe
P e r c a p i t a G. figure 1.1. The distribution of world output, 1700–2012 figure
1.2. The distribution of world population, 1700–2012 Europe's population made ...
... 2001 before rising to around $1.50 in 2008 and then falling back to $1.30 in
2012. During that time, the purchasing power parity of the euro rose gently from
roughly $1 per euro in the early 1990s to roughly $1.20 in 2010 (see Figure 1.4).
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