Capital in the Twenty First Century (Thomas Piketty)
No reviews yet! Be the first to write the review & earn 10 points.
Product description :
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. In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, `Thomas Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from twenty countries, ranging as far back as the eighteenth century, to uncover key economic and social patterns. His findings will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality. Piketty shows that modern economic growth and the diffusion of knowledge have allowed us to avoid inequalities on the apocalyptic scale predicted by Karl Marx. But we have not modified the deep structures of capital and inequality as much as we thought in the optimistic decades following World War II. The main driver of inequality--the tendency of returns on capital to exceed the rate of economic growth--today threatens to generate extreme inequalities that stir discontent and undermine democratic values. But economic trends are not acts of God. Political action has curbed dangerous inequalities in the past, Piketty says, and may do so again. A work of extraordinary ambition, originality, and rigor, Capital in the Twenty-First Century `reorients our understanding of economic history and confronts us with sobering lessons for today
Do you need more information about Capital in the Twenty First Century (Thomas Piketty)
Also Available From EKTA BOOKS
Sold By: katimpa
Sold By: Mensclinic Dreve
Sold By: mukasa yahaya
Sold By: musaghani
Sold By: docnjuba
- NPR 2,392.00
NepBay: the appropriate online shopping site in Nepal:
When you do online shopping in Nepal through NepBay, you are guaranteed about the nature of the items you're purchasing. Whether it is Online shopping for shoes or electronics, together with our verified images, we guarantee to deliver just fresh, unique items with the bill, and at costs that will make you screech with bliss! In case you're still reluctant about online payment system in Nepal, you could decide on the Cash-on-Delivery strategy, and acquire no additional charges. Imagine that you enjoyed a couple of bed sheets, pants and clothes on NepBay; the value, shading, everything was to your preferring, and you purchased it in a split of seconds!