Jeffrey Madrick is director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at The Century Foundation. His latest book, Seven Bad ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World, will be published by Knopf in September.
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Saturday, April 19, 2014
An Indictment of the Invisible Hand
Thomas Piketty’s 700-page book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century , has stunned both the economic profession and most political observers. But the economic mainstream is not truly dealing with its most serious implications even as they widely praise his work. Mainstream economics generally...