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The Resource Capital in the twenty-first century : the dynamics of inequality, wealth, and growth, Thomas Piketty ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Capital in the twenty-first century : the dynamics of inequality, wealth, and growth, Thomas Piketty ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer

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Capital in the twenty-first century : the dynamics of inequality, wealth, and growth
Title
Capital in the twenty-first century
Title remainder
the dynamics of inequality, wealth, and growth
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Piketty ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Title variation
Capital in the 21st century
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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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Analyzes a collection of data from twenty countries, ranging as far back as the eighteenth century, to uncover key economic and social patterns, transform debate, and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality
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10316556
Cataloging source
DLC
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1971-
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Piketty, Thomas
Dewey number
332.041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Goldhammer, Arthur
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True
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  • Wealth
  • Income distribution
  • Capital
  • Labour economics
Target audience
adult
Label
Capital in the twenty-first century : the dynamics of inequality, wealth, and growth, Thomas Piketty ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siᥣle
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Income and output -- Growth : illusions and realities -- The metamorphoses of capital -- From old Europe to the new world -- The long-run capital/income ratio -- Capital's share vs. labor's share in the twenty-first century -- Inequality and concentration : an initial orientation -- The two worlds -- Inequality in the income from labor -- Inequality in the ownership of capital -- Merit and inheritance in the long run -- Global inequality of wealth in the twenty-first century -- A social state for the twenty-first century -- Rethinking the progressive income tax -- A global tax on capital -- The question of the public debt
Control code
000051983498
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 685 pages
Isbn
9780674430006
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2013036024
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)872941906
Label
Capital in the twenty-first century : the dynamics of inequality, wealth, and growth, Thomas Piketty ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Publication
Note
Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siᥣle
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Income and output -- Growth : illusions and realities -- The metamorphoses of capital -- From old Europe to the new world -- The long-run capital/income ratio -- Capital's share vs. labor's share in the twenty-first century -- Inequality and concentration : an initial orientation -- The two worlds -- Inequality in the income from labor -- Inequality in the ownership of capital -- Merit and inheritance in the long run -- Global inequality of wealth in the twenty-first century -- A social state for the twenty-first century -- Rethinking the progressive income tax -- A global tax on capital -- The question of the public debt
Control code
000051983498
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 685 pages
Isbn
9780674430006
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2013036024
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)872941906

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