NEWS + ANALYSIS
PHIL MAGNESS

NEWS + ANALYSIS

5 REMAINING PROBLEMS FOR THOMAS PIKETTY IN THE WAKE OF THE FT CONTROVERSY

June 16, 2014 | by Phil Magness

In the past few days Thomas Piketty and a number of his less scrupulous defenders have taken to declaring the data dispute around Capital in the 21st Century a settled matter since the publication of Piketty’s retort to Chris Giles of the Financial Times. I submit that it is anything but settled, and would draw your attention to five specific areas of his work that remain unresolved.

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