Thomas Piketty

Professor, Paris School of Economics; and CEPR

Thomas Piketty is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics, of which he was the founder and first Director from 2005 and 2007. He is the author of numerous articles published in journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review and the Review of Economic Studies, and of a dozen books. He has done major empirical and theoretical work on the interplay between economic development and the distribution of income and wealth. He is the initiator of the recent literature on the historical evolution of top income shares (now available in the World Top Incomes Database).

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