Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis / Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman

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    • Abstract:
      Shares incisive commentary on the financial meltdown and its aftermath, counseling democratic societies on how to avoid the practices that have led to unregulated markets and economic inequality
    • Content Notes:
      I. WHY SAVE THE BANKERS? : 2008-10. Why save the bankers? ; A trillion dollars ; Obama and FDR: a misleading analogy ; Profits, wages, and inequality ; The Irish disaster ; Central banks at work ; Forgotten inequalities ; Mysteries of the carbon tax ; Lessons for the tax system from the Bettencourt affair ; Enough of GDP, let's go back to national income ; Down with idiotic taxes! ; Who will be the winners of the crisis? ; With or without a platform? ; Record bank profits: a matter of politics -- II. NO, THE GREEKS AREN'T LAZY : 2010-12. No, the Greeks aren't lazy ; Europe against the markets ; Rethinking central banks ; Does Liliane Bettencourt pay taxes? ; Toward a calm debate on the wealth tax ; Should we fear the Fed? ; The scandal of the Irish bank bailout ; Japan: private wealth, public debts ; Greece: for a European bank tax ; Poor as jobs ; Rethinking the European project -- and fast ; Protectionism: a useful weapon ... For lack of anything better ; Francois Hollande, a new Roosevelt for Europe? ; Federalism: the only solution ; The what and why of federalism -- III. ACTION, FAST! : 2012-15. Action, fast! ; Merkhollande and the Eurozone: shortsighted selfishness ; The Italian elections: Europe's responsibility ; For a European wealth tax ; Slavery: reparations through transparency ; A new Europe to overcome the crisis ; Can growth save us? ; IMF: still a ways to go! ; Libé: what does it mean to be free? ; On oligarchy in America ; To the polls, citizens! ; The exorbitant cost of being a small country ; Capital in Hong Kong? ; Capital according to Carlos Fuentes ; 2015: what shocks can get Europe moving? ; Spreading the democratic revolution to the rest of Europe ; The double hardship of the working class ; Must debts always be paid back? ; A crackdown alone will solve nothing
    • Notes:
      Originaltitel: Essays (English)
    • ISBN:
      9780544663329 (hbk)
      0544663322 (hbk)
      9780544868847 (pbk)
      0544868846 (pbk)
    • Accession Number:
      2015038221
    • Accession Number:
      ocn948438291
      948438291
    • Accession Number:
      fay.485845
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      PIKETTY, T. Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis. [s.l.] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 23 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Piketty T. Why Save the Bankers? : And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.485845. Accessed October 23, 2019.
    • APA:
      Piketty, T. (2016). Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.485845
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Piketty, Thomas. 2016. Why Save the Bankers? : And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.485845.
    • Harvard:
      Piketty, T. (2016) Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.485845 (Accessed: 23 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Piketty, T 2016, Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, viewed 23 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Piketty, Thomas. Why Save the Bankers? : And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.485845.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Piketty, Thomas. Why Save the Bankers? : And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.485845.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Piketty T. Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis [Internet]. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 2016 [cited 2019 Oct 23]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.485845