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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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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 underm ...

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  • Editeur: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 0674982932
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 816
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: 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.


Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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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 undermin ...

  • L'auteur : Thomas Piketty
  • Editeur: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 0674369548
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 685
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: 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.


Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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An introduction to Thomas Piketty’s monumental work US Nobel Prize–winner Paul Krugman described Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century ...

  • L'auteur : Stephen Kaufmann,Ingo Stützle
  • Editeur: Verso Books
  • ISBN: 1784786160
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 96
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: An introduction to Thomas Piketty’s monumental work US Nobel Prize–winner Paul Krugman described Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century as “perhaps the most important book of the last decade.” It has sparked major international debates, dominated bestseller lists and generated a level of enthusiasm—as well as intense criticism—in a way no other economic or sociological work has in a long time. Piketty has been described as a new Karl Marx and placed in the same league as the economist John Maynard Keynes. The “rock star economist’s” underlying thesis is that inequality under capitalism has reached dramatic levels in the last few decades and continues to grow—and that this is not by chance. A small elite is making itself richer and richer and acquiring everincreasing levels of power. Given the sensational reception of Piketty’s not-so-easily digested 800-page study, the question as to where the hype around the book comes from deserves to be asked. What does it get right? And what should we make of it—both of the book itself and of the criticism it has received? This introduction lays out the argument of Piketty’s monumental work in a compact and understandable format, while also investigating the controversies Piketty has stirred up. In addition, the two authors demonstrate the limits, contradictions and errors of the so-called Piketty revolution.


After Piketty

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Are Thomas Piketty’s analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed to the forefront of global ...

  • L'auteur : Heather Boushey,J. Bradford DeLong,Marshall Steinbaum
  • Editeur: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 067497817X
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 688
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Are Thomas Piketty’s analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed to the forefront of global conversation? In After Piketty, a cast of economists and other social scientists tackle these questions in dialogue with Piketty, in what is sure to be a much-debated book in its own right.


Capital and Ideology

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The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, ...

  • L'auteur : Thomas Piketty
  • Editeur: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 0674245083
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 976
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic system. Thomas Piketty’s bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In this audacious follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think about politics, ideology, and history. He exposes the ideas that have sustained inequality for the past millennium, reveals why the shallow politics of right and left are failing us today, and outlines the structure of a fairer economic system. Our economy, Piketty observes, is not a natural fact. Markets, profits, and capital are all historical constructs that depend on choices. Piketty explores the material and ideological interactions of conflicting social groups that have given us slavery, serfdom, colonialism, communism, and hypercapitalism, shaping the lives of billions. He concludes that the great driver of human progress over the centuries has been the struggle for equality and education and not, as often argued, the assertion of property rights or the pursuit of stability. The new era of extreme inequality that has derailed that progress since the 1980s, he shows, is partly a reaction against communism, but it is also the fruit of ignorance, intellectual specialization, and our drift toward the dead-end politics of identity. Once we understand this, we can begin to envision a more balanced approach to economics and politics. Piketty argues for a new “participatory” socialism, a system founded on an ideology of equality, social property, education, and the sharing of knowledge and power. Capital and Ideology is destined to be one of the indispensable books of our time, a work that will not only help us understand the world, but that will change it.


Understanding Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century reached the top of most best-seller lists last year shortly after it was released. Nonetheless, few ...

  • L'auteur : Steven Pressman
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317380029
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 196
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century reached the top of most best-seller lists last year shortly after it was released. Nonetheless, few people actually read the book. Yet reviewers have agreed that the book is important because it touches on one of the major problems facing the US economy, the UK economy and many developed nations: rising income and wealth inequality. It also provides an explanation of the problem and a policy solution: a global wealth tax. This book is intended to do three things. First, it provides a summary of the argument of Piketty’s book, which many people have bought and few people have read. Second, it fills in some of the gaps in the book, by providing readers with the background that is needed to understand the volume and the argument. This background information discusses economic data sources, measures of inequality and why income inequality is such an important issue today. Finally, the work provides a defense of Piketty’s analysis and at times some criticism of his work. Pressman explains why the problem of rising inequality is important, where Piketty’s data comes from, and the strengths and weaknesses of that data. It defends Piketty’s inequality, r>g, as the reason inequality has risen over the past several decades in many developed nations. Using Piketty’s own data, this book argues that rising inequality is not just a characteristic of capitalism, but results from different growth rates for income and wealth, which can occur under any type of economic system. Understanding Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the ideal introduction to one of the most important books of recent years for anyone interested in Piketty’s work and the inevitability of inequality.


The Economics of Inequality

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Succinct, accessible, and authoritative, Thomas Piketty’s The Economics of Inequality is the ideal place to start for those who want to understand the fu ...

  • L'auteur : Thomas Piketty
  • Editeur: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 0674915585
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 154
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Succinct, accessible, and authoritative, Thomas Piketty’s The Economics of Inequality is the ideal place to start for those who want to understand the fundamental issues at the heart of one the most pressing concerns in contemporary economics and politics. This work now appears in English for the first time.


Pocket Piketty

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Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century has been hailed as a masterpiece, making a powerful case that wealth inequality is not an accident, bu ...

  • L'auteur : Jesper Roine
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1786992345
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 162
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century has been hailed as a masterpiece, making a powerful case that wealth inequality is not an accident, but rather an inherent feature of capitalism. But how many of us who bought or borrowed the book have read more than a fraction of its 700+ pages? And how many of Piketty's groundbreaking ideas have gone unappreciated, all for want of intellectual stamina? In this handy volume, Jesper Roine – whose own work was relied upon by Piketty – explains in clear and accessible prose the key concepts behind, and controversies surrounding, Piketty's landmark work.


World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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This book addresses systematically and quantitatively the role of educational attainment in global population trends and models. Six background chapters su ...

  • L'auteur : Wolfgang Lutz,William P. Butz,Samir KC
  • Editeur: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191008222
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 704
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book addresses systematically and quantitatively the role of educational attainment in global population trends and models. Six background chapters summarize past trends in fertility, mortality, migration, and education; examine relevant theories and identify key determining factors; and set the assumptions that are subsequently translated into alternative scenario projections to 2100. These assumptions derive from a global survey of hundreds of experts and five expert meetings on as many continents. Another chapter details their translation into multi-dimensional projections by age, sex, and level of education. The book's final chapters analyse the results, emphasizing alternative trends in human capital, new ways of studying ageing and the quantification of alternative population, and education pathways in the context of global sustainable development. An appendix and associated web link present detailed results for all countries. The book shows that adding education to age and sex substantially alters the way we see the future.


Confronting Capitalism in the 21st Century

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This book analyzes key aspects of Marx’s Capital with an eye towards its relevance for an understanding of issues confronting us in the 21st Century. The ...

  • L'auteur : Marc Silver
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 3030136396
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 344
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book analyzes key aspects of Marx’s Capital with an eye towards its relevance for an understanding of issues confronting us in the 21st Century. The contributions to this volume suggest that while aspects of Marx’s original analysis must be adjusted to take into account changes that have occurred since its initial publication in 1867, his overall perspective remains necessary for understanding the nature of crises in 21st century. Part I emphasizes the central concepts Marx employed in Capital, including exploitation, capital accumulation, commodity fetishism, and his use of dialectics as a method for baring the underlying relations that define capitalism. Parts II and III extend that focus by addressing the concept of value, fictitious capital, credit and financialization. Parts IV and V offer analyses of several concrete manifestations of contemporary crises from national contexts (Europe, Latin America, China, and the United States). The volume argues that we have to combat the imperatives of capitalism to move towards a more humane and egalitarian future.


Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century

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A landmark in contemporary social science, this pioneering work by Thomas Piketty explains the facts and dynamics of income inequality in France in the twe ...

  • L'auteur : Thomas Piketty
  • Editeur: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 0674986237
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 1104
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A landmark in contemporary social science, this pioneering work by Thomas Piketty explains the facts and dynamics of income inequality in France in the twentieth century. On its publication in French in 2001, it helped launch the international program led by Piketty and others to explore the grand patterns and causes of global inequality—research that has since transformed public debate. Appearing here in English for the first time, this stunning achievement will take its place alongside Capital in the Twenty-First Century as a modern classic of economic analysis. Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century is essential in part because of Piketty’s unprecedented efforts to uncover, untangle, and present in clear form data about patterns in tax and inheritance in France dating back to 1900. But it is also an exceptional work of analysis, tracking and explaining with Piketty’s characteristically lucid prose the effects of political conflict, war, and social change on the economic pressures and public policies that determined the lives of millions. A work of unusual intellectual power and ambition, Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century is a vital resource for anyone concerned with the economic, political, and social history of France, and it is central to ongoing debates about social justice, inequality, taxation, and the evolution of capitalism around the world.


How to Be an Anticapitalist in the Twenty-First Century

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What is wrong with capitalism, and how can we change it? Capitalism has transformed the world and increased our productivity, but at the cost of enormous h ...

  • L'auteur : Erik Olin Wright
  • Editeur: Verso Books
  • ISBN: 1788736079
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 176
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: What is wrong with capitalism, and how can we change it? Capitalism has transformed the world and increased our productivity, but at the cost of enormous human suffering. Our shared values—equality and fairness, democracy and freedom, community and solidarity—can provide both the basis for a critique of capitalism and help to guide us toward a socialist and democratic society. Erik Olin Wright has distilled decades of work into this concise and tightly argued manifesto: analyzing the varieties of anticapitalism, assessing different strategic approaches, and laying the foundations for a society dedicated to human flourishing. How to Be an Anticapitalist in the Twenty-First Century is an urgent and powerful argument for socialism, and an unparalleled guide to help us get there. Another world is possible. Included is an afterword by the author’s close friend and collaborator Michael Burawoy.


The Piketty Phenomenon

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Few books have had the global impact of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century. An overnight bestseller, Piketty’s assessment that inheri ...

  • L'auteur : Geoff Bertram,Simon Chapple,Donal Curtin,Brian Easton,Max Harris,Tim Hazledine,Bernard Hickey,Prue Hyman,Hautahi Kingi,Gareth Morgan,Matt Nolan,Max Rashbrooke,Susan St John,Robert Wade,Cathy Wylie
  • Editeur: Bridget Williams Books
  • ISBN: 192727771X
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 192
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Few books have had the global impact of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century. An overnight bestseller, Piketty’s assessment that inherited wealth will always grow faster, on average, than earned wealth has energised debate. Hailed as ‘bigger than Marx’ (The Economist) or dismissed as ‘medieval’ (Wall Street Journal), the book is widely acknowledged as having significant economic and political implications. Collected in this BWB Text are responses to this phenomenon from a diverse range of New Zealand economists and commentators. These voices speak independently to the relevance of Piketty’s conclusions. Is New Zealand faced with a one-way future of rising inequality? Does redistribution need to focus more on wealth, rather than just income? Was the post-war Great Convergence merely an aberration and is our society doomed to regress into a new Gilded Age?


Marx for the 21st Century

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This groundbreaking collection surveys current research on Marx and Marxism from a variety of perspectives. Setting forward an unconventional range of ques ...

  • L'auteur : Hiroshi Uchida
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134405618
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 208
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This groundbreaking collection surveys current research on Marx and Marxism from a variety of perspectives. Setting forward an unconventional range of questions for discussion, the book develops key ideas, such as the theory of history, controversies about justice and the latest textual scholarship on The German Ideology. Written by Japanese scholars, the volume affords western readers a glimpse for the first time, of the results of many years’ debates and discussion. Following the long tradition of Japanese interest in Marx, the book draws on the relationship between that and radical changes in local political context, as well as the economic and political development represented by Japan. Over the course of the chapters, Marx is rescued from ‘orientalism’, evaluated as a socialist thinker, revisited as a theorist of capitalist development and heralded as a necessary corrective to modern economics. Of particular interest are the major scholarly revisions to the ‘standard’ historical accounts of Marx’s work on the Communist Manifesto, his relationship to the contemporary theories of Louis Blanc and P.J. Proudhon, and new information about how he and Engels worked together. This landmark work opens up a world of Japanese critical engagement and lively scholarship that will appeal to anyone interested in Marx and Marxism.


Postcapitalism

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We know that our world is undergoing seismic change—but how can we emerge from the crisis a fairer, more equal society? Over the past two centuries or so ...

  • L'auteur : Paul Mason
  • Editeur: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • ISBN: 0374710694
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 368
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: We know that our world is undergoing seismic change—but how can we emerge from the crisis a fairer, more equal society? Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone profound changes—economic cycles that veer from boom to bust—from which it has always emerged transformed and strengthened. Surveying this turbulent history, Paul Mason’s Postcapitalism argues that we are on the brink of a change so big and so profound that this time capitalism itself, the immensely complex system within which entire societies function, will mutate into something wholly new. At the heart of this change is information technology, a revolution that is driven by capitalism but, with its tendency to push the value of much of what we make toward zero, has the potential to destroy an economy based on markets, wages, and private ownership. Almost unnoticed, in the niches and hollows of the market system, swaths of economic life are beginning to move to a different rhythm. Vast numbers of people are changing how they behave and live, in ways contrary to the current system of state-backed corporate capitalism. And as the terrain changes, new paths open. In this bold and prophetic book, Mason shows how, from the ashes of the crisis, we have the chance to create a more socially just and sustainable economy. Although the dangers ahead are profound, he argues that there is cause for hope. This is the first time in human history in which, equipped with an understanding of what is happening around us, we can predict and shape the future.


The State We're In

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The number one bestseller on the hardback list for more than six months, The State We're In is the most explosive analysis of British society to have been ...

  • L'auteur : Will Hutton
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 1446483444
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The number one bestseller on the hardback list for more than six months, The State We're In is the most explosive analysis of British society to have been published for over thirty years. It is now updated for the paperback edition.


The Deficit Myth

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A New York Times Bestseller The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory -- the freshest and most important idea about ec ...

  • L'auteur : Stephanie Kelton
  • Editeur: PublicAffairs
  • ISBN: 1541736206
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 336
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A New York Times Bestseller The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory -- the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades -- delivers a radically different, bold, new understanding for how to build a just and prosperous society. Stephanie Kelton's brilliant exploration of modern monetary theory (MMT) dramatically changes our understanding of how we can best deal with crucial issues ranging from poverty and inequality to creating jobs, expanding health care coverage, climate change, and building resilient infrastructure. Any ambitious proposal, however, inevitably runs into the buzz saw of how to find the money to pay for it, rooted in myths about deficits that are hobbling us as a country. Kelton busts through the myths that prevent us from taking action: that the federal government should budget like a household, that deficits will harm the next generation, crowd out private investment, and undermine long-term growth, and that entitlements are propelling us toward a grave fiscal crisis. MMT, as Kelton shows, shifts the terrain from narrow budgetary questions to one of broader economic and social benefits. With its important new ways of understanding money, taxes, and the critical role of deficit spending, MMT redefines how to responsibly use our resources so that we can maximize our potential as a society. MMT gives us the power to imagine a new politics and a new economy and move from a narrative of scarcity to one of opportunity.


Inequality in the 21st Century

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This book provides selections from the seminal works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman that reveal some of the reasons ...

  • L'auteur : David Grusky,Jasmine Hill
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 042996837X
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 506
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book provides selections from the seminal works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman that reveal some of the reasons why class, race, and gender inequalities have proven very adaptive and can flourish even today in the 21st century.


SUMMARY - Capital In The Twenty-First Century By Thomas Piketty

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* Our summary is short, simple and pragmatic. It allows you to have the essential ideas of a big book in less than 30 minutes. *By reading this summary, yo ...

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  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 35
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: * Our summary is short, simple and pragmatic. It allows you to have the essential ideas of a big book in less than 30 minutes. *By reading this summary, you will learn that the very unequal global distribution of wealth in the 21st century is likely to increase in worrying proportions if nothing is done to curb this trend. *You will also discover that : capital, at all times, tends to be concentrated in a few hands or countries; only a succession of world wars and crises has made it possible to redistribute wealth more equitably; strong growth allows more equal access to wealth, but this is only a short-term solution; no natural phenomenon has ever controlled or limited the accumulation of capital ; only a progressive tax on wealth would make it possible to curb the inequalities caused by capitalism. *Capital in the 21st century is an ambitious work: it draws up, for the very first time, a global panorama of the distribution of wealth from the 18th century to the present day, based on the most reliable international data on income and wealth. *Previously, most of the economists who have marked history, from Malthus to Kuznets to Marx, lacked not only hindsight but also reliable sources, when they did not use the latter for ideological or political purposes. *Yet it is clear that, over three centuries, the distribution of wealth is as much linked to economic factors as to political and social choices. *Buy now the summary of this book for the modest price of a cup of coffee!


Capital in the Twenty-First Century. A Critical Reflection of Growth and Inequality

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Essay aus dem Jahr 2019 im Fachbereich BWL - Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Note: 1.7, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: ...

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  • ISBN: 3346453162
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 32
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Essay aus dem Jahr 2019 im Fachbereich BWL - Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Note: 1.7, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: The question of income and wealth inequality is not a mere economic question but also a political with a social dimension. The distribution is chaotic, unpredictable and can change rapidly under different institutional conditions. Nevertheless, growth and inequality are central components of capitalism, as there have always been profiteers and losers from the distribution issue. In contrast to other bestsellers, The Capital in the 21st Century written by Thomas Piketty is widely discussed because the book contributes a serious and discourse changing view on the question of inequality. Piketty caused a great stir, especially among conservatives, in the course of 2014 and sparked manifold discussions not only among economists, but also in a broader public. The book can be differentiated between its historical contribution as well as the extrapolation of the past in order to predict future developments concerning growth and inequality as well as implications for the institutions in the 21st century. The aim of the following paper is therefore not to examine the historical correctness, but the general theoretical approach as well as the political implications. Accordingly, Piketty’s explanations on growth and inequality are elaborated in chapter 2. Chapter 3 reflects "Capital in the 21st century" from the perspective of growth, while chapter 4 focuses on inequality. The paper concludes in chapter 5 with a summary of Piketty’s arguments and a selection of counterarguments. Furthermore, limitations and an outlook are discussed.


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