Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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Harvard University Press, 15 Απρ 2014 - 695 σελίδες
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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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Κριτική χρηστών  - 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. Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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Κριτική χρηστών  - mbmackay - LibraryThing

A very interesting book and wonderfully thought provoking. Piketty has gathered an an amazing mass of data on income and wealth across time and countries. He shows that wealth was highly concentrated ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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Thomas Piketty was born in Clichy, France on May 7, 1971. He received a M.Sc. in mathematics at Ecole Normale Supérieure and a PhD in Economics at EHESS and at LSE. He is a professor at the Paris School of Economics. His articles have appeared in numerous journals including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, and the Review of Economic Studies. He has written several books including Capital in the Twenty-First Century.

Arthur Goldhammer is the translator for numerous books including Neoconservatism: The Biography of a Movement, Algerian Chronicles, The Society of Equals, and Capital in the Twenty-First Century. He received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.

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