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Economist Thomas Piketty visits HLS for a discussion on his book ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ (video)

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Credit: Emmanuelle Marchadour

On Friday March 6 at Harvard Law School, renowned economist Thomas Piketty, professor of Economics, EHESS and at the Paris School of Economics, visited the law school to debate his bestselling book Capital in the Twenty-First Century with several Harvard faculty, including: Sven Beckert Laird Bell Professor of American History, Harvard University; Christine Desan, Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; David Kennedy, Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; and Stephen Marglin, Walter S. Barker Chair in the Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Thomas Piketty Capital book cover

The event was co-sponsored by Harvard Law School, and by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard, the Program on the Study of Capitalism at Harvard, and the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School, with support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.


 

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