John Cassidy on why the “Piketty bubble” contains a lot more than hot air: http://nyr.kr/SeIGIs
“Inside economics, he has helped shift the focus of attention, bringing issues of capital and distribution back to the fore, which is where they belong. To be sure, this development was already underway at places like the World Bank. But Piketty has given it a big push, and that’s all for the good.”
Photograph: Ed Alcock/Eyevine/Redux.