Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century has become a surprise best seller since its release in English in March 2014. Not your typical summer ‘beach read,’ the book examines economic history in data-rich detail and then explores how the issues of inequality and wealth will effect our present and future.
Find it in the Law Library Basement HB501 .P43613 2014. Don’t have time to read it all? In “The Economist Explains” column you can get a summary of the book and its issues in four paragraphs.