IEA's Ryan Bourne takes on Piketty

Ryan Bourne appears on Channel 4 News

Ryan Bourne, Head of Public Policy at the IEA, debates the French economist Thomas Piketty on Channel 4 News. Ryan calls into question the core assumptions of Piketty's new book and makes the point that taxes on wealth and the rich will do nothing to help the poorer in society. 

You can watch the debate in full here.