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2014/04/19 23:11
2014/04/19 23:11
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New York, April 19: French economists who boldly question the dominance of capital over labour — and call for a progressive global tax on wealth — visit the American halls of power about as often as...
2014/04/19 23:11
2014/04/19 23:11
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2014/04/18 19:11
2014/04/18 19:11
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After six months attacking Democrats for the alleged faults of Obamacare, Republicans finally went on the offensive with the budget plan developed by Representative Paul Ryan. The Ryan/Republican...
2014/04/18 14:19
2014/04/18 14:19
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Taking a bite out of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's $78.4 million compensation wouldn't help anyone much. Last weekend the New York Times published its annual list of executive compensation, with...
2014/04/16 15:20
2014/04/16 15:20
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Income inequality in the U.S. has risen to levels last seen in the gilded age (Source: Washington Post) Does 39.6 percent, which is today’s top marginal tax rate, sound like the optimal top marginal...
2014/04/16 13:23
2014/04/16 13:23
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There is recent precedent for economics research taking hold among partisans in the U.S., namely... Thomas Piketty is worried that advanced countries like the United States are headed toward a future...
2014/04/13 23:50
2014/04/13 23:50
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The jump in federal tax rates that kicked in last year is causing sticker shock for many higher earners this tax season. That, in turn, is rekindling a debate over a question likely to smolder for a...
2014/04/13 08:53
2014/04/13 08:53
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A new pair of reports suggests that the super rich in the US are richer than we thought. The first report by Professors Emmanuel Saez (UC Berkeley) and Gabriel Zucman (LSE and UC Berkeley) addresses...
2014/04/13 07:58
2014/04/13 07:58
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JOIN THE CONVERSATION: What do you think about the growing disparity between the rich and poor? To write a letter, go to sacbee.com/sendletter. Or comment on our Facebook page at...
2014/04/12 14:53
2014/04/12 14:53
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Thomas Piketty, professor at the Paris School of Economics, isn’t a household name, although that may change with the English-language publication of his magnificent, sweeping meditation on...
2014/04/10 04:41
2014/04/10 04:41
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Politics, climate change, and doom porn Set side by side, two brand-new reports from two big international agencies—the UN climate-change committee and the International Monetary Fund—should induce...
2014/04/07 19:19
2014/04/07 19:19
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When was the last time a 700-page tome of economic history outranked the ”10 Day Detox Diet” on the Amazon top sales list? After receiving widespread attention in his native France, Thomas Piketty’s...
2014/04/05 17:39
2014/04/05 17:39
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Indian-origin professor named amongst world's top 50 thinkers Washington, April 5 : An Indian-origin professor has bagged one of the top spots on this year's list of world's top 50 thinkers,...
2014/04/05 10:29
2014/04/05 10:29
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Michael Lewis' “Flash Boys,” his takedown of high-speed stock trading, may be making headlines this week, but it's just one of two books on our economic dysfunctions that are flying off the shelves....
2014/04/03 06:16
2014/04/03 06:16
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Forget the 1 percent. Since the 1960s, the richest one-thousandth of U.S. households have more than doubled their share of U.S. wealth. Economists Emmanuel Saez, of the University of...
2014/04/01 16:59
2014/04/01 16:59
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But shouldn't people accept responsibility for planning their financial future? Well, yes and no. Most of us recognize the importance of living within our means, while millions of Americans already...
2014/03/31 23:56
2014/03/31 23:56
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While I always supported the overall message and energy that encompassed the Occupy Wall Street movement, I never backed the slogan of the 1% vs. the 99%. From my own personal experience, it is...
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2014/03/31 18:27
2014/03/31 18:27
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From an economic perspective, the most dramatic wealth gap is between middling millionaires, who have seen only modest gains, and the booming billionaires, who now seem to defy economic gravity. It's...
2014/03/30 16:56
2014/03/30 16:56
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Widening income disparity has been a feature of many advanced and developing economies for the past few years and has myriad investment implications. As we noted yesterday, the USA is at levels of...
2014/03/29 07:57
2014/03/29 07:57
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As inequality has become an increasingly prominent issue in American discourse, there has been furious pushback from the right. Some conservatives argue that focusing on inequality is unwise, that...
2014/03/28 15:19
2014/03/28 15:19
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... Obama has recently called economic inequality “the defining challenge of our time,” and has devoted...
2014/04/19 23:11
2014/04/19 23:11
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