Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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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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Recensione dell'utente  - Darwa - LibraryThing

It was almost as interesting to read the numerous reviews and debates about his book as it was to read the book itself. Very interesting background of how capital influences our economy. While I do not agree much with Picketty's politics, I found the data illuminating. Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - Pieter_Goldhoorn - LibraryThing

Piketty gives a very convincing overview of the distribution of capital over the past few hunderd years. This book is mainly based on the records of France and England, but he makes it plausable that ... Leggi recensione completa

Indice

Introduction
1
Income and Capital
47
The Dynamics of the CapitalIncome Ratio
139
The Structure of Inequality
295
Regulating Capital in the TwentyFirst Century
595
Contents in Detail
755
List of Tables and Illustrations
765
Index
771
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