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Rental income has been boosted by increased firm concentration in many economic sectors – epitomised by the rise of ‘superstar firms’ – and by government action, most notably the strengthening of intellectual property rights protection and the growth of the subsidy state, as governments have chosen to compete by throwing subsidies at large corporations and rich individuals. In so doing, they have regressively depleted public budgets.
- Tingyun Chen, Jean-Jacques Hallaert, Alexander Pitt, Haonan Qu, Maximilien Queyranne, Alaina Rhee,Anna Shabunina,Jérôme Vandenbussche,Irene Yackovlev, (2018), «Inequality and Poverty across Generations in the European Union», IMF, 24 January
- Jean Pissany Ferry, (2018), «The Lesser Evil for the Eurozone», Project Syndicate, 27 March