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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Thomas Piketty. A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2014 A Gates Notes Top
Read of 2014 A PopMatters Best Book of 2014 A Scotsman Best Book of 2014 A
New York Times #1 Bestseller A Wall Street Journal #1 Bestseller A USA ...
“Piketty has transformed our economic discourse; we'll never talk about wealth
and inequality the same way we used to.” —Paul Krugman, New York Review of
Books “The most remarkable work of economics in recent years, if not decades.
“Piketty demonstrates in terrifying detail, with painstaking statistical research, that
free-market capitalism, in the absence of major state redistribution, produces
profound economic inequalities.” —Michael Robbins, Chicago Tribune “An ...
Piketty challenges one of the underpinnings of modern democracies—namely,
that growth and productivity make each generation better off than the previous
one.” —Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail “Piketty gives us the most important
work of ...
—Alan Ryan, Literary Review “One of the strengths of Piketty's book is the depth
and rigor of his historical analysis. Yet it is changes taking place now that make
his concerns especially urgent.” —Andrew Neather, London Evening Standard ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - willszal - LibraryThing
I remember being in a book shop in San Francisco when “Capital in the 21st Century” was first published in 2014. It couldn’t have been more timely, following on the heels of Occupy Wall Street and the ... Leggi recensione completa
LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - DLMorrese - LibraryThing
There's a lot of good data here, and some excellent recommendations, but.... Like a lot of economics books, this one is pretty dry. The first 300 pages tend to belabor the obvious, repeating the same ... Leggi recensione completa