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Thomas Piketty


Extreme reluctance in India to part with income data: Thomas Piketty

January 22, 2016 12:46 am

Access to income tax data is critical in measuring inequality and understanding the distribution of wealth. India used to publish the All India Income Tax Statistics until 2000, when it was discontinued.

If inequality isn’t solved by democracy, it will be solved in other ways... frightening: Thomas Piketty

January 22, 2016 12:32 am

Economist Thomas Piketty tells Udit Misra that to ensure sustainable growth over the coming decades, India must raise more taxes and invest in social infrastructure like education and health.

Consider income-based reservations in India: Thomas Piketty

December 06, 2015 12:13 am

“At least India is trying to address the problem,” said Piketty adding that many other countries were ignoring it claiming that they are meritocracies.

Invest more in edu, health, infra: Piketty to India

December 05, 2015 1:11 am

Piketty said that the Indian elite have not adjusted to the idea of such collective, public investment.

Reading Tirole

October 14, 2014 12:03 am

Look back at the year in debates and see why the economics Nobel winner’s voice cannot be ignored

Story of a fraying capitalism

May 13, 2014 11:24 pm

India’s rentier capitalism is an inset in the big picture drawn by Thomas Piketty