Some notes on pandemics and inequality
The history of society is the history of...disease?
|Apr 7, 2020|
Though it never achieved the fame of its successor, critics praised Walter Scheidel’s The Great Leveler upon its 2017 publication as a scholarly sequel to Thomas Piketty’s Capital In The Twenty-First Century. Whereas Capital sets out to relate inequality to decidedly economic factors, however — namely, growth and the rate of return on capital — Leveler …