Big questions hang over Piketty’s work -

peter.suber's bookmarks 2014-05-27


"The FT’s [Financial Times'] replication [and criticism] of Prof Piketty’s results was only possible because he published all his sources and spreadsheets online. Open data are a welcome fashion in economics and Prof Piketty should be lauded for embracing it. Capital in the Twenty-First Century calls for important policy changes, including an international wealth tax. It is essential that the data on which he draws his conclusion are subject to public scrutiny."


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Date tagged:

05/27/2014, 11:13

Date published:

05/27/2014, 07:13