Varieties of the Rat Race: Conspicuous Consumption in the US & Germany

New Economic Thinking – Jan 11, 2023

Why are we still in the rat race?

Till van Treeck (@unidue & @thenewschool) shares his insightful research on how Conspicuous Consumption, Working Hours, and Veblen Effects impacts income inequality in Advanced Economies.

Explore his role at the University of Duisberg-Essen…

Popular Publication: Varieties of Capitalism and growth regimes: the role of income distribution…

INET Blog Post on the Rate Race and Age of Leisure…

Check out his newest publication “Varieties of the rat race: Working hours in the age of abundance”…

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