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New York, Sept. 23, 2015: activists during the fourth anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement demonstrate against what they perceive as a flawed financial system (source: dpa)

Getting inequality wrong

Thomas Piketty captured something essential in the post-Lehman mood with his study of income and wealth differentials in the developed world. More’s the pity that his policy recommendations are misguided, in part because he missed the worst kind of inequality.

During periods of economic crisis and slow growth, concerns ab...

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