du Seuil, 2019). Travaux récents/Recent work. Piketty continues his research as part of the LSE International Inequalities Institute. Growing Cleavages in India? Given such trends, Piketty anticipates that social mobility “will decline even further in the future” as income increasingly determines access to American higher education (484-85).

Thomas Piketty page personnelle homepage. His economic research focusses mainly on wealth inequalities and the use of capital in the 21st century. Piketty closes the book by recommending that governments step in now, by adopting a global tax on wealth, to prevent soaring inequality contributing to economic or political instability down the road. The bestselling book, and the discussions that surrounded its release, decisively shifted the public conversation about economic inequality. Thomas Piketty joined the London School of Economics (LSE) in 2015 as the distinguished Centennial Professor. Thomas Piketty. Capital and ideology (HUP, 2020). Although Piketty is far less clear on the normative level than on the empirical, his view of justice can be summarised as meritocratic luck egalitarianism. Today, I don’t think it would work … Following the second world war, on the other hand, Germany and Japan found a different and, to my mind, better solution. Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty‐First Century is best known for its documentation of increasing social inequality, but it also has a notable normative aspect. Capital and Ideology Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer Harvard University Press, $39.95 (cloth) The 2014 English publication of Capital in the Twenty-First Century made the French economist Thomas Piketty a household name. For the sake of contrast, tuitions in Europe (outside of Britain) are considerably lower than in the U.S. (and remain inexpensive in Scandinavian countries). Capital et idéologie (Ed.