Tag Archives: Thomas Piketty

John Quiggin. Piketty and the Australian exception.

Over the past forty years, leading developed economies, most notably the United States have experienced an upsurge in inequality of income and wealth. Most of the benefits of economic growth have accrued to those in the top 1 per cent … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Politics | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Greek Crisis

See below links to two interesting articles. The first is by Paul Krugman, ‘Ending Greece’s Bleeding’ in the New York Times. The second is by Thomas Picketty ‘Germany has never repaid’ from the German newspaper Die Zeit. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/06/opinion/paul-krugman-ending-greeces-bleeding.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fpaul-krugman https://medium.com/@gavinschalliol/thomas-piketty-germany-has-never-repaid-7b5e7add6fff

Posted in Economy, International Affairs, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Greek Crisis