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Ineguaglianze economiche. Le certezze e le incertezze

  • Paolo Malanima

The aim of the opening speech is to present the most discussed issues in relation to inequality in personal distribution of income and wealth. In particular, it first examines the current trends in economic inequality (§ 1-4). Overall, some certainty has been achieved on these trends over the last century. In a second part of this opening speech (§ 5-7), some knowledge we have about pre-modern inequalities is summarized. In this regard, uncertainties are much more numerous than certainties.

  • Keywords:
  • Economic inequality,
  • economic history,
  • pre-industrial age,
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Paolo Malanima

University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-9924-6681

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Chapter Title

Ineguaglianze economiche. Le certezze e le incertezze

Authors

Paolo Malanima

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Italian

DOI

10.36253/978-88-5518-053-5.05

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Disuguaglianza economica nelle società preindustriali: cause ed effetti / Economic inequality in pre-industrial societies: causes and effect

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Giampiero Nigro

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