Piketty and the history of inequality

Capitalism is based on a fundamental fallacy. That is the conclusion reached by Thomas Piketty, professor of economics, in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, which became an unexpected bestseller. Is he a genius or a dangerous radical?

Lecture by prof. Wouter Ryckbosch (VUB), specialized in history of inequality. With Davidsfonds.

 

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It's the economy stupid

Economy. Otherwise known as those pages in the newspaper most people skip. However, economy plays a fundamental role in everyone’s life: will I find a job? Why is real estate so expensive? How can a country go bankrupt? Whether you like it or not, it’s all about the money ... DOCVILLE looks at this multifaceted theme from macro-economics to mini projects with a guaranteed basic income to the intriguing world of behavioral economy in which the often irrational behavior of people is translated into predictable models.



Economy Philosophy Dutch spoken or subtitled

DOCVILLE is uitgesteld tot 23/9-1/10/2020. Meer info snel

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