Description: Thomas Piketty turned 18 in 1989, when the Berlin Wall fell, so he was spared the tortured, decades-long French intellectual debate about the virtues and vices of communism. Even more telling, he remembers, was a trip he took with a close friend to Romania in early 1990, after the collapse of the Soviet empire.
Date: Apr 19, 2014
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the key commentary about the world of finance and the how wealth is created and distributed.
- Do you agree with these assessments?