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Keynote lecture by Thomas Piketty

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Welcome at the livestream of the keynote lecture by Thomas Piketty on Wednesday 28 September starting at 17:00. We are delighted to welcome Piketty online in Maastricht for a keynote lecture on the many dimensions of inequality problems in Europe, the challenge of building a social Europe and the economic model that, for the past three decades, has increased the accumulation of wealth at the top percentile of European societies. In his latest book “A Brief History of Equality”, French economist Thomas Piketty has come to tell an optimistic story, of the world’s astounding progress toward equality. Piketty is also the author of “Capital in the twenty-first century” (2013), a best-selling book on the economic history of capitalism, inquality and redistribution policy.

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Welcome at the livestream of the keynote lecture by Thomas Piketty on Wednesday 28 September starting at 17:00.



We are delighted to welcome Piketty online in Maastricht for a keynote lecture on the many dimensions of inequality problems in Europe, the challenge of building a social Europe and the economic model that, for the past three decades, has increased the accumulation of wealth at the top percentile of European societies.



In his latest book “A Brief History of Equality”, French economist Thomas Piketty has come to tell an optimistic story, of the world’s astounding progress toward equality. Piketty is also the author of “Capital in the twenty-first century” (2013), a best-selling book on the economic history of capitalism, inquality and redistribution policy.
Thomas Piketty
Thomas Piketty (7 May 1971) is a French economist who works on wealth and income inequality. He is a professor (directeur d'études) at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), associate chair at the Paris School of Economics and Centennial professor at the London School of Economics new International Inequalities Institute.

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