Thomas Piketty

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Thomas Piketty

Thomas Piketty (French: [tɔ.ma pi.kɛ.ti]; born 7 May 1971) is a French economist who is Professor of Economics at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS), Associate Chair at the Paris School of Economics and Centennial Professor of Economics in the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics. Piketty's work focuses on public economics, in particular income and wealth inequality. He is the author of the best-selling book Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2013), which emphasises the themes of his work on wealth concentrations and distribution over the past 250 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Piketty has received more than 1,174,485 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 191st most popular economist.

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Among economists, Thomas Piketty ranks 191 out of 288Before him are Henry George, Lars Peter Hansen, William Baumol, David D. Friedman, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, and Albert O. Hirschman. After him are Wilhelm Röpke, Lionel Robbins, Hernando de Soto Polar, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Kristalina Georgieva, and Eugen Slutsky.

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Among people born in 1971, Thomas Piketty ranks 51Before him are Goran Ivanišević, David Coulthard, Nathan Fillion, Dido, Ghil'ad Zuckermann, and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. After him are Francesco Toldo, Monica Potter, David Tennant, Roy Keane, Lee Young-ae, and Carla Gugino.

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In France

Among people born in France, Thomas Piketty ranks 2,485 out of 4,109Before him are Claude Le Jeune (1528), Bernard de Jussieu (1699), Alfred Sauvy (1898), Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat (1788), Jean Yanne (null), and Philippe de Mornay (1549). After him are Marie Alfred Cornu (1841), Louis Lavelle (1883), Georges Franju (1912), Juliette Adam (null), José Bové (1953), and Jean-Pierre Jarier (1946).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Thomas Piketty ranks 16Before him are Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), Gérard Debreu (1921), Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play (1806), Jean Tirole (1953), and Pierre Leroux (1797). After him are Michel Camdessus (1933).

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