The Center on Capitalism and Society is pleased to announce its 17th annual conference:
Progressivism, Socialism, Nationalism:
What Room for Innovation and ‘Creative Destruction’?
For Economic Justice to the Least Advantaged?
For Teaching Youth the Good Life?
The conference will be held Monday, October 7th at Columbia University's Italian Academy. (Luncheon and Dinner at Faculty House.)
Confirmed panelists and discussants:
Binyamin Appelbaum, New York Times Editorial Board, former New York Times Washington correspondent
Heather Gautney, Associate Professor of Sociology, Fordham University and Senior Policy Advisory to Bernie Sanders
Pinelopi Goldberg, Professor of Economics, Yale University and Chief Economist, World Bank Group (Luncheon speaker)
Jeffrey Gordon, Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law, Columbia University
Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership, New York University Stern School
Senator Joshua Hawley, United States Senator from Missouri (Dinner speaker)
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum
Hian Teck Hoon, Professor of Economics and Associate Dean, School of Economics, Singapore Management University
Charles Kolb, Former President of the Committee for Economic Development
Margaret Levi, Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford and Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
Leif Pagrotsky, Former Swedish Minister of Commerce, Minister of Enterprise and Innovation, Minister of Culture and Consul General of Sweden in New York
Edmund Phelps, Winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics and Director, Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University
Thomas Philippon, Professor of Finance, New York University Stern School of Business, author of The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets
Michelle Pannor Silver, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society, University of Toronto
Joseph Stiglitz, Winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, University Professor at Columbia University and Chief Economist at the Roosevelt Institute
Bhaskar Sunkara, Founding Editor and Publisher, Jacobin magazine
Andreas Wimmer, Lieber Professor of Sociology and Political Philosophy, Columbia University
Gylfi Zoega, Professor of Economics, University of Iceland and Birkbeck College, University of London
Agenda to follow. For questions, please contact Lizzie Feidelson at email@example.com or 212-851-0260.