Edmund Phelps's Lunch with the FT
Edmund Phelps and Martin Wolf of the Financial Times discuss creativity and innovation over lunch in Davos.
Amar Bhidé's Quartz essay: "Don't believe brokers, the government, or Piketty: Your property values won't grow faster than your paycheck"
Amar Bhidé examines some common misconceptions regarding wealth and income.
Richard Robb's Financial Times op-ed, "If you tax the 1 per cent it is the middle class who will suffer"
Center Advisory Board member Richard Robb's op-ed in the Financial Times examines the faults of one of proposition for dealing with the issue of inequality.
Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing reviewed by the LSE Review of Books
Declan Jordan of the LSE Review of Books praises Mass Flourishing as "an important contribution to the battle of ideas on how we can respond to the crisis in economics and economies."
Money News report on Edmund Phelps's Commonwealth Club lecture
Robert Feinberg of Money News reports on Edmund Phelps's "compelling" lecture on Mass Flourishing at California's Commonwealth Club.
Mass Flourishing named one of the Financial Times's Books of the Year
Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing was named one of the Financial Times's Books of the Year by Martin Wolf, who writes, "Phelps, a Nobel laureate in economics, defies categorisation. In this extraordinary book – part history, part economics and part philosophy – he proclaims individual enterprise as the defining characteristic of modernity. But he fears this dynamism is lost. One does not have to agree to recognise that Phelps has addressed some of the big questions about our future."
Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing review by The Wall Street Journal
Edward Glaeser of The Wall Street Journal praises Mass Flourishing as a "fine book" which "eloquently discusses the culture of innovation."
Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing reviewed in the Ottawa Citizen
McGill University Professor of Economics William Watson praises Mass Flourishing as a "terrific book" in his review for the Ottawa Citizen.
John Kay on the Center's 11th Annual Conference in the Financial Times
John Kay in the Financial Times on the "unusual" situation he experienced following the presentations by Robert Gordon and Joel Mokyr at the Center's recent annual conference: "[leaving] a debate persuaded by both sides."