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someone whose income is from property rents or bond interest and other investments

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The rentier economy provides few jobs in modern productive activity; the high end is controlled by extended family-clan members and foreign financial corporations via ex-pat experts; technical and low-end employment is taken up by contract foreign labor, at income levels and working conditions below what the skilled local labor force is willing to accept.
The enclave rentier economy results in a clan-based ruling class which 'confounds' public and private ownership: what's 'state' is actually absolutist monarchs and their extended families at the top and their client tribal leader, political entourage and technocrats in the middle.
Rentiers claimed they were being repressed by feudal sovereignage, onerous taxes (on them) and CB printing presses debasing the currency and, all in all, by the rigidities of post-war organised capitalism ('Fordism' or 'industrial society' Bell 1976).
English oil firms and began a relationship that continues to this day--the Saudis act as rentiers of a reservoir that holds a quarter of the world's oil; they control production so that the price of oil does not rise to Europe-U.
That peasants made financial calculations and even became rentiers when possible does not mean that this era marked the first stirrings of capitalism.
Unlike their peers in big business, the professions, and entertainment, these rentiers do not work for a living.
The third class is the rentier class, which earns income from interest on money loans.