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Piketty, T. (2017). Preface. In Piketty, T. Chronicles: On Our Political and Economic Crisis. Penguin Books, pp. 1-8

(The Glorious Thirty) the thirty years from 1945 to 1975 in France, during which the economy grew rapidly

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Referred to in France as the Trente Glorieuses, the 'thirty glorious' years from 1945 to 1975

in a footnote

by Seth Ackerman
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Referred to in France as the Trente Glorieuses, the 'thirty glorious' years from 1945 to 1975

in a footnote

—p.2 by Seth Ackerman
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(stagnation + inflation) when inflation is high, the economic growth rate slows, and unemployment remains steadily high

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The 'stagflation' of the 1970s

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The 'stagflation' of the 1970s

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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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You would have to go back to the Belle Époque (1900-1910) to find French wealth holders so prosperous

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You would have to go back to the Belle Époque (1900-1910) to find French wealth holders so prosperous

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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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In the long run, patrimonial capitalism is the only kind that can exist.

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In the long run, patrimonial capitalism is the only kind that can exist.

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treay for creating the EU; signed on 7 February 1992 by the members of the European Community in Maastricht, Netherlands

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the Maastricht Treaty, creating the European Union, was ratified in France in September 1992

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the Maastricht Treaty, creating the European Union, was ratified in France in September 1992

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(European bonds) proposed government bonds issued in Euros and backed jointly by all eurozone nations, which would allow already highly indebted states access to cheaper credit

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the only lasting solution is to mutualize our debt, to create a common debt (i.e., 'eurobonds')

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the only lasting solution is to mutualize our debt, to create a common debt (i.e., 'eurobonds')

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