On A Wealth Tax For India

Economic inequality has been on a path of robust expansion across the globe. This phenomenon of rising inequality has been of an order and pace to exercise some of the best minds in the economics profession—Atkinson (2014), Piketty (2014), Stiglitz (2015), and Milanovic (2016), among others. Is there a case for doing something about it, from both intrinsic and instrumental considerations of the right and the good?