As reported earlier, the keynote address will be given by Thomas Piketty of the Paris School of Economics; he and his 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century (Harvard University Press) have been much in the news during the year. Readers following the discussion may be interested in two recent sources:
An extensive list of reviews, commentary, and author interviews can be found on the HUP website.
- On May 11, 2015, the London School of Economics hosted "Inequality in the Twenty-First Century: A Day Long Engagement with Thomas Piketty." Audio, video, and other materials from the meeting are available on the LSE website.
- In the June issue of the New York Review of Books, Piketty published a review of Anthony B. Atkinson, Inequality What Can Be Done? (Harvard University Press, 2015), under the title "A Practical Vision of a More Equal Society." Piketty has termed Atkinson "the Godfather of inequality research."