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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Global Inequality of Wealth in the Twenty-First Century . 544 Part Four:
Regulating Capital in the Twenty-First Century 13. A Social State for the Twenty-
First Century . 597 14. Rethinking the Progressive Income Tax . 630 15. A Global
Tax on ...
Such information became available when many countries adopted a progressive
income tax around the time of World War I (1913 in the United States, 1914 in
France, 1909 in Britain, 1922 in India, 1932 in Argentina).12 It is crucial to ...
It is possible to imagine public institutions and policies that would counter the
effects of this implacable logic: for instance, a progressive global tax on capital.
But establishing such institutions and policies would require a considerable
... this argument to explain why republican France, a nation of “small property
owners” made egalitarian by the Revolution, had no need of a progressive or
confiscatory income tax or estate tax, in contrast to aristocratic and monarchical
Chapter 14 proposes a rethinking of the progressive income tax based on past
experience and recent trends. Chapter 15 describes what a progressive tax on
capital adapted to twenty-first century conditions might look like and compares
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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