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Phelps compares China's decision to refrain from support of firms facing new entrants to the West's frequent social protection of incumbents from competition
March 05, 2018
In an op-ed piece published today by Project Syndicate, Edmund Phelps points out that China, two years ago, adopted a policy to refrain from protectin...
Premier Li Keqiang Remarks on the Importance of Phelps's "Mass Flourishing" in China's New Era of Innovation
February 07, 2018
On February 5, 2018, Edmund Phelps attended and spoke at a meeting of Foreign Experts with Premier Li Keqiang of China's State Council at the Great Ha...
Senior Fellow Richard Sennett Named Officer of the British Empire
January 03, 2018
Center Senior Fellow Richard Sennett has been named an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by the Queen of England in reco...
"We can't predict the effect of the tax bill on investment and growth" by Frydman and Phelps
December 20, 2017
The Republican tax bill has incited heated debate, not least among economists.Some have entered this controversy with precise predictions of the bill’...
"What Martin Luther Says About Capitalism": The Wall Street Journal on the Center's 15th annual conference
November 03, 2017
On November 2, The Wall Street Journal published an article by James Mackintosh entitled "What 500 Years of Protestantism Teaches Us About Capitalism'...
President Obama and Edmund Phelps Speak on Environment
October 16, 2017
At the Second Green Economy Summit, held on October 5-6 in Córdoba, Argentina, former President Obama and Center Director Phelps spoke on slowing or e...
Gylfi Zoega et al. on "Populism and Trust in Europe"
August 23, 2017
Center Foreign Member Gylfi Zoega "analyses the roots of the decline in trust in both national and European political institusions and asks whether, a...
Mass Flourishing in "French Culture"
May 19, 2017
Edmund Phelps is touring Barcelona and Paris to participate in the promotion of the publication of Una Prosperidad Inaudita and La Prospérité de Masse...
New Issue of Capitalism & Society
May 09, 2017
We are pleased to announce a new issue of Capitalism & Society, featuring papers by Edmund Phelps, Pankaj Ghemawat and Werner Erhard and Michael C...
Richard Sennett Appointed Center Fellow
March 13, 2017
The Center is thrilled that Richard Sennett, renowned pioneer in social theory, has accepted the position of Center Fellow at the Center on Capitalism...