Thomas Piketty

The Economist as Rock Star

‘Rock stars’ are people whose work has incredible public influence, and/or incredible influence on public perception of economic thinking such that they become a by-word for the credibility of ideas.

8 years ago
Capital by Piketty

Piketty’s Real Legacy May Be His Deep Data

While Tomas Piketty’s focus on inequality is seen as finally getting the discussion of inequality on the front pages, it may be his his data collection that really cements his reputation.

8 years ago
Thomas Piketty

Much Ado About Piketty

Is the French economist and meteoric public intellectual our generation’s Marx (or Malthus)?

9 years ago