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World inequality report 2018 / edited by Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman.
Contributor(s): Alvaredo, Facundo [editor.] | Chancel, Lucas [editor.] | Piketty, Thomas [editor.] | Saez, Emmanuel [editor.] | Zucman, Gabriel [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2018Description: 332 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780674984554 (paperback).Subject(s): Income distribution -- Cross-cultural studies | Equality -- Economic aspects -- Cross-cultural studies | Economic history -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 339.2090512 ALV
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part 1. WID.world and the measurement of economic inequality -- Part 2. Global income inequality dynamics: Trends in global income inequality -- Trends in income inequality between countries -- Trends in income inequality within countries -- United States -- France -- Germany -- China -- Russia -- India -- Middle East -- Brazil -- South Africa -- Part 3. Public vs private capital dynamics: Trends in public vs private wealth ownership over the world -- Developed countries -- Former communist countries -- China -- Russia -- Part 4. Global wealth inequality dynamics: Trends in global wealth inequality -- Trends in wealth inequality within countries -- United States -- France -- Spain -- United Kingdom -- Part 5. Tackling global inequality: What is the future of global income inequality? -- Tackling rising inequality at the top: the role of progressive taxation -- Tax policy in a global environment: the case for a global financial register -- Tackling inequality at the bottom: the need for more equal access to education and good paying jobs -- A message from the past: let governments invest in the future.
The World Inequality Report: 2018 is the most authoritative and up-to-date account of global trends in inequality. Researched, compiled, and written by a team of the world's leading economists, it presents, with unrivaled clarity and depth, information and analysis that will be vital to policy makers and scholars everywhere.--