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Thomas Piketty is a French economist whose work focuses on wealth and income inequality. He is a professor at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, associate chair at the Paris School of Economics and Centennial professor at the International Inequalities Institute, which is part of the London School of Economics.
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The Price of Democracy
How Money Shapes Politics and What to Do about It
Julia Cagé - 2020-03-31 (first published in 2018)
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Une personne, une voix : la démocratie repose sur une promesse d’égalité qui trop souvent vient se fracasser sur le mur de l’argent. Financement des campagnes, dons aux partis politiques, prise de contrôle des médias : le jeu démocratique est de plus en plus capturé par les intérêts privés.Se fondant sur une étude inédite des financements politique...
Thomas Piketty
A great book: the Democratic Equality Vouchers forcefully advocated by Julia can play a key role to restore trust in democratic institutions & to build a more equal society. You should read it!      source
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The Code of Capital
How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
Katharina Pistor - 2019-05-28
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A compelling explanation of how the law shapes the distribution of wealthCapital is the defining feature of modern economies, yet most people have no idea where it actually comes from. What is it, exactly, that transforms mere wealth into an asset that automatically creates more wealth? The Code of Capital explains how capital is created behind clo...
Thomas Piketty
Tonight at 18h at PSE: Katharina Pistor "The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality" (in english). Katharian is a Law Professor and director of the Center on Global Legal Transformation at Columbia & has written a truly amazing book!      source