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Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Acemoglu-Robinson Critique of Piketty

Branko Milanovic:

My take on the Acemoglu-Robinson critique of Piketty: A couple of days ago Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson published a critique of Piketty’s Capital in the 21st century. It is published here.  Because of the renown of the authors, perhaps more than because of its intrinsic quality, it is a review worth reading. I read it today and my brief reaction to the three main critiques by Acemoglu and Robinson is as follows. ...

[Travel day, squeezing this one in before hurrying to my next flight.]

    Posted by on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 03:43 PM in Economics, Income Distribution | Permalink  Comments (65)


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