Who Is The Most Important Economist Of The 20th Century?
Jacques Rueff wasn’t the most famous or the most influential economist of his time ... From 1930 to 1933, Rueff served as French financial attache in London, where he was in charge of the Bank of France’s sterling reserves, and was able to analyze ...
Domestic abuse allegations haunting French neo-Marxist economist du jour, Thomas Piketty
There comes a moment in the life of many a great economist when he (it is usually a he, often French) becomes famous due to a trashy tabloid scandal. It happened when IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested, later cleared, for assaulting a hotel maid ...
Thomas Piketty: the French economist bringing capitalism to book
When Piketty was namechecked on Thought for the Day, he stopped being a modest 42-year-old French economist and went mainstream ... Piketty is not afraid to draw on literature and popular culture to make his points. Quentin Tarantino gets a mention ...
White House honors French neo-Marxist
French economist Thomas Piketty warns that modern-day capitalism leads to unsustainable levels of inequality. While he is often linked to France's Socialist Party, his writings have made him unusually popular in the US. Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the ...
Piketty shrugged: How the French economist dashed libertarians’ Ayn Randian fantasies
Except that they aren’t, as exhaustively demonstrated by French economist Thomas Piketty ... one of America’s most famous and influential makers of free market mythology. Friedman decreed that economic policy should focus on freedom, and not equality.