viii, 685 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Translation of: Capital au XXIe siècle.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Income and output
Growth : illusions and realities
The metamorphoses of capital
From old Europe to the new world
The long-run capital/income ratio
Capital's share vs. labor's share in the twenty-first century
Inequality and concentration : an initial orientation
The two worlds
Inequality in the income from labor
Inequality in the ownership of capital
Merit and inheritance in the long run
Global inequality of wealth in the twenty-first century
A social state for the twenty-first century
Rethinking the progressive income tax
A global tax on capital
The question of the public debt.