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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—Paul Mason, The Observer “This book is the key to understanding how the
automatic accumulation and concentration of wealth poses a threat to the
peaceful economies in which entrepreneurs prosper.” —Geoffrey James, Inc. “
One has to ...
Do the dynamics of private capital accumulation inevitably lead to the
concentration of wealth in ever fewer hands, as Karl Marx believed in the
nineteenth century? Or do the balancing forces of growth, competition, and
technological progress ...
But nothing obliges us to roll the dice. Marx: The Principle of Infinite Accumulation
By the time Marx published the first volume of Capital in 1867, exactly one-half
century after the publication of Ricardo's Principles, economic and social realities
See Allen, “Engels' Pause: A Pessimist's Guide to the British Industrial Revolution
,” Oxford University Department of Economics Working Papers 315 (2007). See
also “Engels' Pause: Technical Change, Capital Accumulation, and Inequality in
In fact, his principal conclusion was what one might call the “principle of infinite
accumulation,” that is, the inexorable tendency for capital to accumulate and
become concentrated in ever fewer hands, with no natural limit to the process.
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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