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Democratic capital

Torsten Persson

Democratic capital

the nexus of political and economic change

by Torsten Persson

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Economic aspects,
  • Economic development -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTorsten Persson, Guido Tabellini.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12175., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12175.
    ContributionsTabellini, Guido Enrico, 1956-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48, [10] p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17629691M
    OCLC/WorldCa66909975

      Thomas Piketty’s bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In his audacious follow-up, Capital and Ideology, he exposes the ideas that have sustained inequality for the past millennium, reveals why the shallow politics of right and left are failing us today, and outlines the structure of a fairer economic system.


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