Saturday, July 26, 2014

Videos—Thomas Piketty & @GC_CUNY Panel…history of #money ➜ #inequality & #education

In The Economist's July 9, 2014 video interview, Thomas Piketty explains briefly how wealth and income inequality evolved and why more meritocratic access to education could address both problems.

for a much longer video, here's an video from the CUNY Graduate Center's April  28, 2014, panel discussion,"Capital in the 21st Century" with Thomas Piketty via CUNY TV

Panel discussion led by Thomas Piketty, author, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," who discusses economic growth, returns on capital, and inequality with four economists: Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University; Paul Krugman, Princeton University; Steven Durlauf, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Branko Milanovic, CUNY Graduate Center. Introductions by Chase Robinson, CUNY Graduate Center, and Janet Gornick, Luxembourg Income Study Center. Taped April 16, 2014 at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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