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.
Have you signed up for Primo, our daily newsletter?It has all the stories and data on the market, business, economy and tech that you need to know.
THANK YOU! You made our day. See you every morningYOUR EMAIL IS ON ITS WAY. Check your inbox for future updates.
To keep watching CNBC-TV18, India's No. 1 English Business News Channel, call your Cable or DTH Operator and subscribe now for just Rs. 4 per month. You can also subscribe to CNBC-TV18 Prime HD for Re 1/- per month.Find out more