French economist Thomas Piketty works in his office in Paris

 
French economist Thomas Piketty works in his office in Paris
Thomas Piketty, French economist behind Socialist party candidate Francois Hollande's plan to tax all income over one million euros ($1.3 million) per year at 75 percent, works in his office in Paris April 11, 2012. At 40, Piketty is one of France's top economists and has won international acclaim for his pioneering work about income inequality worldwide. Picture taken April 11, 2012. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS ELECTIONS)