Thomas Piketty's book Capital in the Twenty-First Century has enjoyed great success and provides a new theory about wealth and inequality. However, there have been major criticisms of his work. Anti-Piketty: Capital for the 21st Century collects key criticisms from 20 specialists—economists, historians, and tax experts—who provide rigorous arguments against Piketty's work while examining the notions of inequality, growth, wealth, and capital.
ABOUT THE EDITORS
Jean-Philippe Delsol is a tax lawyer, doctor of law, and president of the Institute for Research in Economic and Fiscal Issues. He regularly publishes articles in the French economic press.
Nicolas Lecaussin is director of the Institute for Research in Economic and Fiscal Issues (IREF), a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), founder of Entrepreneur Junior, and author of multiple books.
Emmanuel Martin is an economist. He writes on current affairs and public policy for Geopolitical Intelligence Services and IREF, and in Francophone and international newspapers and magazines. He is the former director of the Institute for Economic Studies – Europe, an educational think tank based in Paris. He was the founder of LibreAfrique.org, a project of the Cato Institute and Atlas Network.
Number of Pages: 300
Publication Date: March 21, 2017