Inaugural Stone Lecture in Economic Inequality: Thomas Piketty


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

 

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

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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HKS PolicyCastListen to Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast interview with Thomas Piketty (audio + transcript)

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