Friday, June 19, 2015

Catching Up with Piketty before the BHC-EBHA Meeting

The Business History Conference's annual meeting, this year to be held jointly with the European Business History Association, begins next Wednesday in Miami, Florida. On-line registration is now closed, but it is still possible to register in person.
    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