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Omfördelande institutioners betydelse för jämlikhet – En konstruktiv analys av Thomas Pikettys Capital in the Twenty-first Century

Samuelsson, Johan LU (2016) STVK02 20152
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis addresses the highly topical subject of global income inequality within the developed economies. A constructive analysis approach inspired by Swedish political scientists Bo Rothstein, Lennart Lundquist and Björn Badersten is employed analyze the economics blockbuster Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty. Empirical, normative and constructive theories are explored and combined in a defense for equality and the welfare state. A theoretic framework is elaborated in the first half with an extensive and analysis following. The purpose is to contribute to an integrated perspective on political and economic issues, merging theories of inequality and the welfare state with pioneering empirical... (More)
This thesis addresses the highly topical subject of global income inequality within the developed economies. A constructive analysis approach inspired by Swedish political scientists Bo Rothstein, Lennart Lundquist and Björn Badersten is employed analyze the economics blockbuster Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty. Empirical, normative and constructive theories are explored and combined in a defense for equality and the welfare state. A theoretic framework is elaborated in the first half with an extensive and analysis following. The purpose is to contribute to an integrated perspective on political and economic issues, merging theories of inequality and the welfare state with pioneering empirical research on global income and wealth distribution.
Thomas Pikettys novel statistics has laid the foundations for a revitalized democratic discussion about income inequality and the role of welfare institutions. Conclusions feature nuanced understandings of the constructive prospects of these variables. (Less)
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This thesis addresses the highly topical subject of global income inequality within the developed economies. A constructive analysis approach inspired by Swedish political scientists Bo Rothstein, Lennart Lundquist and Björn Badersten is employed analyze the economics blockbuster Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty. Empirical, normative and constructive theories are explored and combined in a defense for equality and the welfare state. A theoretic framework is elaborated in the first half with an extensive and analysis following. The purpose is to contribute to an integrated perspective on political and economic issues, merging theories of inequality and the welfare state with pioneering empirical... (More)
This thesis addresses the highly topical subject of global income inequality within the developed economies. A constructive analysis approach inspired by Swedish political scientists Bo Rothstein, Lennart Lundquist and Björn Badersten is employed analyze the economics blockbuster Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty. Empirical, normative and constructive theories are explored and combined in a defense for equality and the welfare state. A theoretic framework is elaborated in the first half with an extensive and analysis following. The purpose is to contribute to an integrated perspective on political and economic issues, merging theories of inequality and the welfare state with pioneering empirical research on global income and wealth distribution.
Thomas Pikettys novel statistics has laid the foundations for a revitalized democratic discussion about income inequality and the role of welfare institutions. Conclusions feature nuanced understandings of the constructive prospects of these variables. (Less)
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Samuelsson, Johan LU
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organization
course
STVK02 20152
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Capital in the Twenty-first Century, konstruktiv analys, Thomas Piketty, Välfärdsstaten, ojämlikhet
language
Swedish
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8514753
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2016-02-02 13:51:03
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  abstract     = {This thesis addresses the highly topical subject of global income inequality within the developed economies. A constructive analysis approach inspired by Swedish political scientists Bo Rothstein, Lennart Lundquist and Björn Badersten is employed analyze the economics blockbuster Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty. Empirical, normative and constructive theories are explored and combined in a defense for equality and the welfare state. A theoretic framework is elaborated in the first half with an extensive and analysis following. The purpose is to contribute to an integrated perspective on political and economic issues, merging theories of inequality and the welfare state with pioneering empirical research on global income and wealth distribution.
Thomas Pikettys novel statistics has laid the foundations for a revitalized democratic discussion about income inequality and the role of welfare institutions. Conclusions feature nuanced understandings of the constructive prospects of these variables.},
  author       = {Samuelsson, Johan},
  keyword      = {Capital in the Twenty-first Century,konstruktiv analys,Thomas Piketty,Välfärdsstaten,ojämlikhet},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Omfördelande institutioners betydelse för jämlikhet – En konstruktiv analys av Thomas Pikettys Capital in the Twenty-first Century},
  year         = {2016},
}