Capital in the 21st Century: a global history of inequality (2015)

Thomas Piketty

What are the key dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of income and wealth? Capital in the Twenty-First Century analyses a unique collection of data from twenty different countries, ranging as far back as the 18th century, to uncover the key economic and social patterns underlying the discussions that followed the publication of this best-selling book in Europe, Asia and America.