Thomas Piketty in Sydney: Data on social inequality, but no solution
World Socialist Web Site
In this situation, the claim by Piketty that more knowledge and the spread of “democratic discussion” can effect a policy shift by the ruling elites is no less a “fairy story” than that of his predecessor Simon Kuznets, who concluded in the 1950s that ...
香港4成受訪者想移民，對生活悲觀從量度幸福說起- The News Lens ...
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GDP增長並不代表人民生活快樂，愈來愈多國家、學術機構及民間團體設計福祉指數，以了解市民生活和社會狀況。智經研究中心製訂的「智經幸福指數」發現， 2000 ...
Thomas Piketty debunks Australia's meritocracy 'fairy tale' | afr.com
The Australian Financial Review
The author of Capital said there was a huge gap between the ideal of meritocracy and the reality, but Australian economists don't agree.
How Much Is A Nobel Prize Medal Worth?
Last year alone, the 1963 physiology or medicine prize awarded to Alan Lloyd Hodgkin sold for $795,614, the 1988 physics prize awarded to Leon Lederman went for $765,002 and the 1971 economics prize awarded to Simon Kuznets brought in $390,848.