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美国剑桥—阅读托马斯·皮克提(Thomas Piketty)风靡一时的新书《二十一世纪资本论》(Capital in the Twenty-First Century)会让你有这样一种感觉:自从强盗贵族和国王时代以来,世界从未如此不平等。这有些奇怪,因为阅读另一部出色的新书、安格斯·迪顿(Angus Deaton)的《大脱贫》(The Great Escape,我最近为它写了书评)会让你觉得世界比从前任何时候都更加平等。



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