William Rubinstein, professor of modern history at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, is the co-author of The Richest of the Rich, a study of the wealthiest people in Britain since the Norman Conquest.
Professor Rubinstein said: 'These figures suggest that only the 1930s and the South Sea bubble are comparable in scale to what is happening now.' read more
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