Economists Angus Deaton & Thomas Piketty behind Rahul Gandhi’s minimum income promise: Report
Updated : January 31, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Congress leaders claimed that the advice from the duo are behind party’s ambitious poll promise of minimum income guarantee (MIG) to the poor.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty's much-acclaimed book, dealt with how inequality grew since the industrial revolution and wealth got concentrated in a few rich families.
Angus Deaton has also done extensive work on income inequality, poverty and health, especially in the Indian context.