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18 focused interpretative digests of each chapter from ‪‎Piketty‬’s “‪‎Capital‬ in the 21st Century”

Read this impressive interpretative review of Thomas ‪Piketty‬’s Capital‬ in the Twenty-First Century – 18 focused posts devoted to each chapter from the book, carefully wrote by Adam David Morton (University of Sydney). Professor Morton clearly summarises each chapter in just a few … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Thomas Piketty and Karl Polanyi featured the fascinating presidential address by Michael Burawoy at the International Sociological Association congress

Pope Francis, Thomas Piketty and Karl Polanyi featured the fascinating presidential address by Michael Burawoy “Facing the Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology” at the opening ceremony of the International Sociological Association congress at Yokohama, Japan (July 13-19, 2014). I … Continue reading

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Pikettymania

After Financial Times’ botched and bungled attack on Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty–First Century fainted, in order to escape from dealing with the essence Bloomberg BusinessWeek chose a different tactic which is a) kind of funny, b) pathetic.

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‘Capital’ in the University of Chicago bookstore.. Too bad it’s by the wrong author ;-)

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‪Piketty‬, ‎Krugman‬ & ‪‎Stiglitz‬ talk about Piketty’s ‪‎”Capital‬ in the 21st Century”

I always say that ‪‎economists‬’ duty for the ‪‎wealthy‬ is not ingrained in the genetic code of their profession. In general, I would say, these scholars embody this argument.  

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