Thomas Piketty: Economist

Thomas Piketty - Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics

Thomas Piketty is a French economist who specializes in the study of economic inequality.  …  [He] taught economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1993 to 1995. In 1995, he joined the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) as a researcher, and in 2000 he became director of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS).”  He was the first head of the Paris School of Economics, after spending three years creating it. 

“Picketty and Emmanuel Saez] were named two of the 2012 FP Top 100 Global Thinkers ”for making the graph that occupied Wall Street.”

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