The best books on sport of 2016
Messi, Maradona, Boca Juniors and the 1978 World Cup have their expected places, but so too do Juan and Evita Perón, the Malvinas and refrigerated beef in explaining a nation so singular that economist Simon Kuznets divided countries into “developed, ...
Inequality, poverty, and the economy
Studies made in 1950s and 1960s by Simon Kuznets shows that as an economy develops, market forces first increase then decrease the overall economic inequality of the society. This is illustrated by the inverted U-shape of the now so-called Kuznets curve.
The Faulty Logic of GDP Necessitates an Economic Paradigm Shift
Nearly 80 years ago — during the height of the Great Depression — economist Simon Kuznets envisioned a system capable of measuring productivity and economic activity. In a report to Congress, Kuznets proposed charting all economic production with a ...
Against Apocalypse Economics
The fact is that net investment and capital stock per worker declined after 1919, but labor productivity kept increasing—as many economists including Simon Kuznets, Robert Solow, and Harold Vatter, not to mention the Keynes of The Treatise on Money ...