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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

A New York Times #1 Bestseller An Amazon #1 Bestseller A Wall Street Journal #1 Bestseller A USA Today Bestseller A Sunday Times BestsellerWinner of the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardWinner of the British Academy MedalFinalist, National Book Critics Circle Award"It seems safe to say that Capital in the Twenty-First Cen...
Publish Date
2017
August 14
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
4.04
ISBN
9780674979857
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French.      source
Five political/economics books that 🌅 🧠 - Origins of Political Order: Civilization = institutions - Political Order / Decay: Gridlock is state failure - Debt, First 5000 Years: Money != exchange - Capital In 21st Century: Who gets growth? - Wealth of Nations: Econ 101      source
A few classics: - Hope in the Dark, Solnit - Why We Can’t Wait, MLK - The Search for Common Ground, Thurman - Team of Rivals, Goodwin - Col Poems,Audre Lorde - Bhagavad Gita - Capital, Piketty - 100 Years of Solitude, García Márquez - Infinite Jest / Consider the Lobster, Wallace      source
Oct 07, 2020
Everyone who loves economics should read this book; for its depth of research, breadth of perspective, sweep of economic history and its analytical insights. It dismantles many erroneous beliefs about entrepreneurial meritocracy and state autonomy in rich countries!      source
Feb 26, 2014
@PapaRaspa: @Thomas Piketty's book Capital is must reading for inequality/poverty issues: @cafreeland"      source