Thomas Piketty: Rising Inequality and the Changing Structure of Political Conflict

Date: 

Friday, March 30, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

JFK Jr. Forum
Thomas Piketty in the JFK Jr Forum
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THE JAMES M. AND CATHLEEN D. STONE LECTURE IN ECONOMIC INEQUALITY 2018
 

Rising Inequality

and the Changing Structure of Political Conflict


Thomas Piketty
L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and Paris School of Economics. Author of the international best-seller, 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century.'

Douglas W. Elmendorf (Moderator)
Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Friday, March 30 2018
in the JFK Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School

Thomas Piketty
Thomas Piketty in the JFK Jr. Forum

World Inequality Report 2018Watch Thomas Piketty in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum as he explores the relation between rising inequality and the changing structures of political conflict, from class-based to identity-based. He presents selected findings from the World Inequality Report 2018 and from his latest research on changing cleavage structures: 'Brahmin Left vs Merchant Right.

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