Capital in the Twenty First Century

Author: Thomas Picketty

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 the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for lack of adequate data and clear guiding theories. Thomas Piketty’s findings will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality.

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