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a term coined by Thomas Piketty; a system where the economic elite mostly attain their fortunes through inheritance rather than entrepreneurship or innovation

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the impression that patrimonial capitalism— which is flourishing in these early years of the twenty-first century— is something new, whereas it is in large part a repetition of the past and characteristic of a low-growth environment like the nineteenth century.

7. Inequality and Concentration: Preliminary Bearings (237) default author
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the impression that patrimonial capitalism— which is flourishing in these early years of the twenty-first century— is something new, whereas it is in large part a repetition of the past and characteristic of a low-growth environment like the nineteenth century.

—p.237 7. Inequality and Concentration: Preliminary Bearings (237) default author
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conventionally dated from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the outbreak of World War I in 1914; characterized by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, apex of colonial empires and technological, scientific and cultural innovations

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The total income hierarchy is then dominated by very high incomes from capital, especially inherited capital. This is the pattern we see in Ancien Régime France and in Europe during the Belle Époque,

on a "hyperpatrimonial society" (or "society of rentiers")

7. Inequality and Concentration: Preliminary Bearings (237) default author
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The total income hierarchy is then dominated by very high incomes from capital, especially inherited capital. This is the pattern we see in Ancien Régime France and in Europe during the Belle Époque,

on a "hyperpatrimonial society" (or "society of rentiers")

—p.264 7. Inequality and Concentration: Preliminary Bearings (237) default author
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an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

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In addition, there are serious lacunae in German tax rec ords, owing in large part to the country’s turbulent history in the twentieth century

9. Inequality of Labor Income (304) default author
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In addition, there are serious lacunae in German tax rec ords, owing in large part to the country’s turbulent history in the twentieth century

—p.325 9. Inequality of Labor Income (304) default author
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causing vertigo, especially by being extremely high or steep

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largely responsible for the vertiginous increase in the top centile’s share of wealth in Britain and France during the Belle Époque.

r > g

12. Global Inequality of Wealth in the Twenty-First Century (340) default author
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largely responsible for the vertiginous increase in the top centile’s share of wealth in Britain and France during the Belle Époque.

r > g

—p.362 12. Global Inequality of Wealth in the Twenty-First Century (340) default author
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