Must-Read: Larry Elliott: Thomas Piketty to Investigate Inequality in New Role at LSE: "The LSE has announced that the author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century...

...has been appointed centennial professor at its International Inequalities Institute (III)... to look at why inequality has been rising across the world and to develop ways of responding to the growing gaps between rich and poor.... ‘I am thrilled by my appointment to work in LSE’s new International Inequalities Institute,’ Piketty said:

Rising inequalities is one of the great challenges of our time, which we desperately need to address. We have a unique opportunity at the LSE to create a truly dynamic and exciting interdisciplinary centre which will make a real difference to our understanding of the causes and consequences of inequality...

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/may/14/piketty-to-investigate-inequality-in-new-role-at-lse?CMP=share_btn_tw

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