Thomas Piketty at Melbourne Town Hall

Thomas Piketty at Melbourne Town Hall

Monash Business School is proud to announce an evening with Thomas Piketty at Melbourne Town Hall on Friday 28 October 2016.

Thomas Piketty is a world-leading thinker, bestselling author, professor at the prestigious École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and associate chair at the Paris School of Economics.

Popularly, he is known as a “rockstar economist” (Financial Times) and “the Beyoncé of celebrity economists” (The Sydney Morning Herald).

Professor Colm Kearney, Head of Monash Business School, said Monash is delighted to welcome world-renowned economist, Professor Piketty,  to Melbourne.

“Professor Piketty’s work has such relevance to our times that it has transcended academic circles and speaks directly to mainstream audiences everywhere. We are proud to host a public discussion underpinned by rigorous research of the very highest calibre on the economics of inequality. This is core to Monash Business School’s mission to have a positive impact on a changing world.”

Thomas Piketty is in Australia at the invitation of Monash University and Sydney Opera House to present talks in Melbourne and Sydney.

Event details and registrations of interest

When: Friday 28 October 2016, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Where: Melbourne Town Hall
Tickets: Free

Enquiries about bookings can be made to