South Africa: Book Review - Piketty's Survey of Inequality Has Some Salient Lessons for South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Thomas Piketty's latest book, 'Capital and Ideology' is a wide-ranging and eye-opening history of what the famed French economist dubs 'inequality regimes'. While this work makes only occasional references to South Africa,...

South Africa: Book Review - Piketty's Survey of Inequality Has Some Salient Lessons for South Africa
[Daily Maverick] Thomas Piketty's latest book, 'Capital and Ideology' is a wide-ranging and eye-opening history of what the famed French economist dubs 'inequality regimes'. While this work makes only occasional references to South Africa, it has salient lessons to offer a domestic audience as policymakers, business, labour and civil society confront the economic and social fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic.