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JUL 16, 2014 - Forbes

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The Inequality And Economic Growth Tradeoff

If Tyler Cowen or Thomas Piketty are right, we are going to see increasing inequality in the future. If this comes to be we can expect that there will be more and more political demand for policies that fight inequality, and, I'd argue more importantly, the inequality impacts of other policies will be increasingly focused on. You can see some ...

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JUL 15, 2014 - Dollars and Sense

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Piketty’s Model of Inequality and Growth in Historical Context, Pt 1

In Thomas Piketty’s doomsday model, slowing of growth in the twenty-first century will cause an inexorable increase in inequality. Piketty is not the first to propose a grand model of inequality and growth. To get some perspective on his model, … Continue reading → The post Piketty’s Model of Inequality and Growth in Historical Context, Pt 1 appeared first on ...

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JUL 08, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Hillary Clinton Agrees With Thomas Piketty: Inequality Is 'Very Threatening To Democracy'

Rising wealth and income inequality is a threat to democracy, Hillary Clinton said in an interview published Tuesday in the magazine Der Spiegel. Clinton was responding to a question about the recent best-selling tome "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," written by French author Thomas Piketty and translated into English. Piketty argues that over time capital has grown faster than income ...

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JUL 07, 2014 - Zero Hedge

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100% Are Sure He's Right (Or Wrong) But Have Read Only 2.4% Of Piketty's Book

100% of people have a view on Thomas Piketty's "Capital In The 21st Century" - for better or worse - confidently spewing supportive anecdotes of what they think he said and what they believe he means... But, as WSJ reports, people who spent hard-earned (or government-subsidized) money to buy his socialist tome have only read 2.4%. It appears few - ...

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JUL 07, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Not Many People Got Past Page 26 Of Piketty's Book

No one is actually reading the "most important book of the twenty-first century." Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," a 700-page economic tome on the dangers of rising income inequality, is the summer's most unread book, according to a totally non-scientific analysis conducted by a mathematics professor and published by the Wall Street Journal. Professor Jordan Ellenberg looked at ...

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