Now, “Capital in the 21st Century” expands our knowledge about global inequality. The data alone is a seminal contribution to economics that is a good thing no matter what you think of how he interprets...
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Ricardo Hausmann: Technological Diffusion and Economic Theory: “One idea about which economists agree almost unanimously is that… …huge income difference between rich and poor countries [are] attributable to neither capital […]
Afternoon Must-Read: Derek Thompson: Reads Annie Lowrey on Why America’s Essentials Are Getting More Expensive While Its Toys Are Getting Cheap
Derek Thompson: Why America’s Essentials Are Getting More Expensive While Its Toys Are Getting Cheap: “Here’s a fascinating snapshot…. You occasionally hear conservatives say that poor people aren’t really poor […]
Suresh Naidu: Notes from Capital in the 21st Century Panel: “There is a ‘domesticated’ version of [Piketty’s] argument… …a story about technology and the world market making capital and labor […]
Capital in the Twenty-First Century: “What are the grand dynamics that drive… …the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and […]
From Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman (March 2014): The Distribution of US Wealth, Capital Income and Returns since 1913: From today’s perspective, the $800K per capita in today’s purchasing that […]
The full video of Nobel Prize winner and MIT Professor Emeritus Robert M. Solow discussing inequality and equitable growth at the launch of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth:
Nobel Prize winner and MIT Professor Emeritus Robert M. Solow discusses inequality and equitable growth in a video presented at the launch of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.