Inaugural Stone Lecture in Economic Inequality: Thomas Piketty

Thomas Piketty
Thomas Piketty in the JFK Jr. Forum
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The Inaugural James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Lecture in 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

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 will present 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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Listen to Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast interview with Thomas Piketty (audio + transcript)
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Photos by ©2018 by Martha Stewart