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 Krugman, New York Times “The book aims to revolutionize the way
people think about the economic history of the past two centuries. It may well
manage the feat.” —The Economist “Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century
is an ...
“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 ...
“About as close to a blockbuster as there is in the world of economic literature—
easily the most discussed book of its genre in years... Piketty challenges one of
the underpinnings of modern democracies—namely, that growth and productivity
—Mary Riddell, The Telegraph “It's going to be remembered as the economic
tome of our era. Basically, Piketty has finally put to death, with data, the fallacies
of trickle down economics... We can only hope that the politicians crafting today's
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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