Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Balzac tenia raó: La veritable terra de les oportunitats




Settled as a penal colony, rapid social mobility was the inevitable during the early years. The richest ever Australian (measured relative to GDP) was Samuel Terry, a Manchester thief transported to Australia in 1801. At the time of his death in 1838, Terry had amassed a wealth equivalent to $24 billion in today’s dollars (Rubinstein 2004).

Intergenerational Mobility in Australia 
Andrew Leigh

1 comment:

pons007 said...

i com els va aconseguir? treballant segur que no...