Inequality




Passing the silver baton

One reason that Capital in the 21st Century has become a best seller is that it deals with issues of real significance for “baby boomers”…


A new deal for the rich

What factors govern the distribution of wealth between individuals in today’s modern societies?  In the first part of our chief-exec.com digest of the French economist,…


Wealth, income and inequality

A Tale of Two Statistics Last week Oxfam ran a media campaign highlighting levels of inequality in the UK with a headline, “Richest 1 per…


Born in unusual times

Capital in the 21st Century is a surprising international best-seller.  A highly detailed monograph from the renowned French economics professor, Thomas Piketty, the 690 page book seems an unlikely…