Thomas Piketty

Thomas Piketty is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics. He is the author of Capital in the Twenty-first Century. An earlier version of his article appeared in Le Monde (February 2016)

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now

Subscribe and save 50%!

Get immediate access to the current issue and over 25,000 articles from the archives, plus the NYR App.

Already a subscriber? Sign in