GV4D4 - week 11

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These are my notes from December 05 for GV4D4 at the London School of Economics for the 2017-2018 school year. I'm taking this module as part of the one-year Inequalities and Social Science MSc program.

The usual disclaimer: all notes are my personal impressions and do not necessarily reflect the view of the lecturer. Feel free to email me (ilostwaldo, gmail) with any questions or corrections.


Can the Inequality Trend Be Reversed?

Readings

Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty (chapters 13-16)

Chapter 13: A Social State for the Twenty- First Century

Chapter 14: Rethinking the Progressive Income Tax

Chapter 15: A Global Tax on Capital

Chapter 16: The Question of the Public Debt

Inequality by Anthony B. Atkinson (chapters 9-11)

Chapter 9: Shrinking the Cake?

Chapter 10: Globalisation Prevents Action?

Chapter 11: Can We Afford It?

Lecture

Seminar