Gene Epstein discovered a crushing flaw in the argument of Thomas Piketty, whose book Capital in the 21st Century has been used as an indictment of capitalism and inequality. He shares it in this episode!
About the Guest
Gene Epstein is economics and book review editor of Barron’s.
Capital in the 21st Century, by Thomas Piketty
“The Real Story Behind Executive Pay,” by Steven Kaplan
Ep. 318 Piketty Taken Down for Good? (Phil Magness)
Ep. 159 Piketty’s Problems (Bob Murphy)
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