Katharina Pistor is the Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School and director of the Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation. Her work spans comparative law and corporate governance, law and finance, and law and development. Her most recent book is “The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality” (2019).
Law, Wealth, and Inequality – Economy of Coding Capital
My recent book “The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality” aims to illuminate the basic principles of how law can be used as a tool for creating wealth for some, while leaving the rest much less well off. Importantly, I did not mean to suggest that the handful of legal institutions, … ContinuedRead the article