Conservative economists tried to embarrass Thomas Piketty at the American Economic Association annual meeting in Boston. They ended up embarrassing only themselves.
Blogging Our Great Divide
New developments on the inequality front? Our Institute for Policy Studies Inequality.org editorial team tracks them here.
The world’s wealthy gathered in the Alps last week to discuss how to ‘solve’ our world’s toughest problems. The biggest? That, suggests one anti-poverty outfit, may be their fortunes.