Branko Milanovic

Branko Milanovic is the Presidential Professor at the City University of New York's Graduate Center, and Senior Scholar at Luxembourg Income Survey.

Inequality and Democratic Capitalism

Was the second half of the 20th century — when capitalism became entwined with democracy, the welfare state and liberalism — just an unusual interlude?

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America’s 1% Vs. the Globe’s 1.3 Billion

Do the world’s poorest 1.3 billion people earn more income than the richest 1% of Americans?

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The Real Winners and Losers of Globalization

Globalization has radically changed global income dynamics. So who has won and who has lost?

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Adam Smiths of Capital, Friedrich Lists of Labor

Why do people who consider themselves pro-free market take radically different positions on the mobility of capital and labor?

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Ending the Rich-World Bias in Global Economic Statistics

The current economic crisis is called the “global financial crisis.” But is the term “global” justified?

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Who Was the Richest Person Ever?

Marcus Crassus, John D. Rockefeller, Carlos Slim, Mikhail Khodorovsky — who’s the richest of them all?

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