Phillip W. Magness

Historian – 19th century United States

Saez-Zucman, the “Forbes 400,” and a new round of inequality data oddities

| October 18, 2015

When¬†Thomas Piketty’s main inequality chart for the United States came under scrutiny from myself and others over the last year, he was largely non-responsive despite his mounting of a vigorous defense of other areas of his data.¬†(My step-by-step deconstruction of the chart may be found here for reference. Similar criticisms figured prominently in my article […]