Yiğenoğlu K.

Akademik Bakış, no.56, pp.513-530, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: Akademik Bakış
  • Journal Indexes: Other Indexes
  • Page Numbers: pp.513-530
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


This study argues that the impact on income distribution of financialisation process that developed as a measure decline of profit rate in the 1970s and required break from the real economy. Mainstream economists claim that financialisation process appropriate for general interest of community but this claim should be questioned. In this context, this study being discussed impact on income inequality of financialisation which is seen as one of the reasons for global income and wealth inequality. For this purpose, financialisation indicators are considered how different income groups affected by the development of these indicators. It has concluded that if financial process continues in its current form income inequality will increase.