After Piketty: the agenda for economics and inequality

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Full titleafter piketty the agenda for economics and inequality
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display_descriptionThomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the most widely discussed work of economics in recent history, selling millions of copies in dozens of languages. But are its analyses of inequality and economic growth on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas Piketty pushed to the forefront of global conversation? A cast of economists and other social scientists tackle these questions in dialogue with Piketty, in what is sure to be a much-debated book in its own right. After Piketty opens with a discussion by Arthur Goldhammer, Piketty's translator into English, of the reasons for Capital's phenomenal success, followed by the published reviews of Nobel laureates Robert Solow and Paul Krugman. The rest of the book is devoted to newly commissioned essays that interrogate Piketty's arguments. Suresh Naidu and other contributors ask whether Piketty said enough about power, slavery, and the complex nature of capital. Laura Tyson and Michael Spence consider the impact of technology on inequality. Heather Boushey, Branko Milanovic, and others consider topics ranging from gender to trends in the global South. Emmanuel Saez lays out an agenda for future research on inequality, while a variety of essayists examine the book's implications for the social sciences more broadly. Piketty replies to these questions in a substantial concluding chapter. An indispensable interdisciplinary work, After Piketty does not shy away from the seemingly intractable problems that made Capital in the Twenty-First Century so compelling for so many.--
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subject_facetCapital -- Social aspects
Equality -- Economic aspects
Piketty, Thomas, -- 1971- -- Capital au XXIe siècle
Wealth
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title_displayAfter Piketty : the agenda for economics and inequality
title_fullAfter Piketty : the agenda for economics and inequality / edited by Heather Boushey, J. Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum
After Piketty : the agenda for economics and inequality [Books]
title_shortAfter Piketty :