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Thomas Piketty: “There is no such thing as economic science. There are social sciences, economic processes involved social control.”

Pofessor Thomas Piketty: “[In order to promote economic justice] the first important thing to do is democratization of economic knowledge. Too often bad economic policy  and economic policies in the interests of the wealthy come from the fact that we, … Continue reading

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Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

This  book pays special attention to the middle class, a segment often not addressed in inequality literature. (Free access to the foreword, introduction and appendices) Written by leading scholars in the field of economic inequality, all 17 chapters in this volume … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: “Inequality is a Drag… Goodbye, trickle-down; hello, trickle-up.”

Paul Krugman: “If you look systematically at the international evidence on inequality, redistribution, and growth — which is what researchers at the IMF did — you find that lower levels of inequality are associated with faster, not slower, growth. Furthermore, … Continue reading

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