[epub] Global Inequality : A New Approach for the Age of GlobalizationAuthor Branko Milanovic – Entrecielos.co

Branko Milanovic has written an outstanding bookGlobal Inequality A New Approach for the Age of Globalization is informative, wide ranging, scholarly, imaginative and commendably brief As you would expect from one of the world s leading experts on this topic, Milanovic has added significantly to important recent works by Thomas Piketty, Anthony Atkinson and Fran ois Bourguignon Ever rising inequality looks a highly unlikely combination with any genuine democracy It is to the credit of Milanovic s book that it brings out these dangers so clearly, along with the important global successes of the past few decadesMartin Wolf, Financial Times In this fascinating book, Milanovic is able to articulate the study of inequality between and within countries in the clearest possible way A must read Thomas Piketty, Paris School of EconomicsThe data Milanovic provides offer a clearer picture of great economic puzzles, and his bold theorising chips away at tired economic orthodoxiesThe Economist Global Inequality goes well beyond the narrative of rising inequality captured by French economist Thomas Piketty s surprisebest seller, Capital in the Twenty First Century In his highly readable account, Milanovic puts that development into the context of the centuries long ebbs and flows of inequality driven by economic changes, such as the Industrial Revolution, as well epidemics, mass migrations, revolutions, wars and other political upheavals Matt Phillips, QuartzMilanovic makes global inequality his central focus, though with considerable attention to related political issues He brings fresh insights to one of today s most talked about issues, clearing up confusion on the way New StatesmanMilanovic s outstanding book adds significantly to recent works by Thomas Piketty, Anthony Atkinson and Francois Bourguignon Financial Times best books for summerIn this fascinating book, Milanovic is able to articulate the study of inequality between and within countries in the clearest possible way A must read Thomas Piketty, Paris School of Economics In Global Inequality, Branko Milanovic continues his lifelong investigation into the past, present, and future of inequality, within and between nations, and in the world as a whole Full of new and provocative ideas including Kuznets waves and citizenship rents the book will cement Milanovic s reputation as one of the most thoughtful and enterprising of inequality scholars Angus Deaton, Princeton University Continuing with his extraordinarily important work on the empirics of global inequality, Branko Milanovic in this book expands on that work to lay the basis for atheoretical understanding of the evolution of inequality It is seen to be the product of two forces Kuznets cycles of rising and decreasing within nation inequalities, and convergence of mean incomes among countries The relative strength of these two forces has profound political implications Shall we live in the world of class cleavages, or of huge international income gaps Is the world to be ruled by the global toppercent or by a large global middle class Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University


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