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Must Read: “Capital in the 21st Century” by Thomas Piketty

Well, I finally finished the most talked-about economics book in the last decade, and my overall opinion is that it is worth all the praise and attention that it has received. Piketty has written a serious, well-researched, and well-argued that needs to be read carefully by anyone who cares about the future of Western democracies

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Piketty and the Paradox of “Human Capital” in the 21st Century

I am now about two-thirds of the way through Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century, and so far I have been struck not just by his arguments about inequality (which are getting all the press) but also about his insights on the importance of old-fashioned capital in the internet age. In his chapter entitled “The

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