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Thomas Piketty talks about Capital in the 21st Century

In front of a standing-room-only crowd yesterday at the Economic Policy Institute, French economist Thomas Piketty explained the basics of his blockbuster new book. Afterwards, there was a panel discussion, most impressively featuring Robert Solow, who at almost 90 is still razor-sharp.

If you're interested in economics, it's worth watching. Check it out. --Ryan Cooper