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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democracy can regain control over capitalism and ensure that the general
interest takes precedence over private ... Intellectual and political debate about
the distribution of wealth has long been based on an abundance of prejudice and
the unprecedented concentration of wealth during the Industrial Revolution) and
tried to answer it with the means at his ... In particular, the very high level of
private wealth that has been attained since the 1980s and 1990s in the wealthy ...
a r k e t v a l u e o f p r i v a t e c a p i t a l ( n a t i o n a l i n c o m e Germany
France Britain M ) figure I.2. The capital/income ratio in Europe, 1870–2010
Aggregate private wealth was worth about six to seven years of national income
in Europe ...
Note, first of all, the very high level of private wealth in Europe in the late
nineteenth century: the total amount of private wealth hovered around six or
seven years of national income, which is a lot. It then fell sharply in response to
the shocks of ...
Nonhuman capital, which in this book I will call simply “capital,” includes all forms
of wealth that individuals (or groups of ... In practice, capital can be owned by
private individuals (in which case we speak of “private capital”) or by the ...
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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