Piketty publishes new work on wealth redistribution

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French economist Thomas Piketty, whose acclaimed 2013 treatise on the concentration of wealth, Capital in the 21st Century, sold more than two million copies, is to publish a 1,232-page sequel work this week in France, although an English translation is not due until next March.

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Six years after being catapulted to fame with a blockbuster about the concentration of wealth, the French economist Thomas Piketty has returned with a new magnum opus, reports The Guardian.