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Ryan Grim and Alexis Goldstein interview Thomas Piketty

Over at HuffPost Live, Ryan Grim and Alexis Goldstein conducted a fascinating 45-minute interview with Thomas Piketty, the economist whose book Capital in the Twenty-First Century is currently a bestseller on Amazon. Among their most interesting questions:

Does the economics profession need a course correction? (starts at 10:04)

Are the massive salaries of executives (who often sit on the boards for their executive friends) overvalued relative to their real worth? (17:32)

Would we have more luck globally coordinating taxes on property than we've had coordinating regulations on Wall Street? (28:28)

Watch below. --Ryan Cooper

 
 
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