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.
Or do the balancing forces of growth, competition, and technological progress
lead in later stages of development to reduced inequality and greater harmony
among the classes, as Simon Kuznets thought in the twentieth century? What do
It was not until the twentieth century, in the years between the two world wars,
that the first yearly series of national income data were developed by economists
such as Kuznets and John W. Kendrick in the United States, Arthur Bowley and ...
See Anthony Atkinson and Thomas Piketty, Top Incomes over the Twentieth
Century: A Contrast between Continental-European and English-Speaking
Countries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), and Top Incomes: A Global
The purpose of Part Four, titled “Regulating Capital in the TwentyFirst Century”
and consisting of four chapters, is to draw normative ... It would have been quite
presumptuous in 1913 to publish a book called “Capital in the Twentieth Century.
For one thing, the capital-labor split varied widely over the course of the twentieth
century. The changes observed in the nineteenth century, which I touched on in
the Introduction (an increase in the capital share in the first half of the century, ...
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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