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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It is important to realize that without these two complementary and indispensable
datasets, it is simply impossible to measure inequality in the income distribution
or to gauge its evolution over time. To be sure, the first attempts to estimate ...
Broadly speaking, our data series begin in each country when an income tax was
established (generally between 1910 and ... The WTID contains a great deal of
information about the evolution of income from capital over the course of the ...
This fundamental inequality, which I will write as r > g (where r stands for the
average annual rate of return on capital, including profits, dividends, interest,
rents, and other income from capital, expressed as a percentage of its total value,
and g ...
For example, income, capital, the economic growth rate, and the rate of return on
capital are abstract concepts— theoretical constructs rather than mathematical
certainties. Yet I will show that these concepts allow us to analyze historical
Part One, titled “Income and Capital,” contains two chapters and introduces basic
ideas that are used repeatedly in the remainder of the book. Specifically, Chapter
1 presents the concepts of national income, capital, and the capital/income ...
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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