The Inaugural Stone Lecture in Economic Inequality: Thomas Piketty

Rising Inequality

and the Changing Structure of Political Conflict

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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

Watch 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.

View slides | paper | poster
World Inequality Report 2018
The Forum 

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

HKS PolicyCast



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Thomas Piketty in the JFK Jr Forum
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Thomas Piketty in the JFK Jr Forum
Thomas Piketty in the Harvard JFK Jr Forum
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