Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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Harvard University Press, Aug 14, 2017 - Business & Economics - 816 pages
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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Interesting views backed with science Is always an good read. This is not a light book to read. In some parts I revisited more than once during my first read through. I listened to from beginning to endit 3 times. It is solid research explaining how or economic system works. I great read. Read full review

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What a remarkable, provocative and confounding book. It's impossible to boil down this magisterial compilation of statistics and polemics into a few paragraphs for the sake of review. Every chapter ... Read full review

Contents

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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