20th Anniversary Conference

You are invited:

The Center on Capitalism and Society will hold its 20th Anniversary conference on Friday, November 5 and the morning of Saturday, November 6, 2021 in Columbia University's Low Memorial Library Rotunda.

Please note that this event will be held in person.

Valid proof of vaccination will be required for entry. Attendees must agree to follow the Columbia Community Health Compact at all times.

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20th Anniversary Conference of the Center on Capitalism and Society

Friday, November 5, 2021

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Presentations will be held in Low Memorial Library Rotunda, Columbia University

Luncheon and dinner (invite only): Friday, November 5, 2021, Faculty House


Speakers (Agenda forthcoming):

Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Director, Center on Capitalism and Society

Jean-Paul Fitoussi, Professor of Economics, Institut d'Etudes Politique

Rana Foroohar, Global Business Columnist and Associate Editor, Financial Times, and global economic analyst, CNN

Roman Frydman, Professor of Economics at New York University and Chair, Program on Knightian Uncertainty Economics, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

Michele Gelfand, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford University

Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development, University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change

Geoffrey Heal, Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility, Columbia Business School

Peter Howitt, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Lyn Crost Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences, Brown University

Lu Mai, Secretary General, China Development Research Foundation

Eric Maskin, 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Adams University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Harvard University

Sandra Navidi, Founder and CEO, BeyondGlobal and author of $uperHubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World

Luigi Paganetto, Professor Emeritus, Tor Vergata University and President, Tor Vergata Economics Foundation (FUET)

Lauri Pietinalho, PhD candidate, organizational research and applied philosophy, Aalto University

Carmen Reinhart, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank Group, Professor of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School

Richard Robb, Professor of Professional Practice in International Finance, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, and CEO of Christofferson, Robb and Company

Esa Saarinen, Professor of Applied Philosophy, Aalto University

Jeffrey Sachs, University Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University and President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Richard Sennett (dinner speaker), Senior Advisor, UN Program on Climate Change and Cities; Senior Fellow, Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University and Visiting Professor of Urban Studies, MIT

Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate, University Professor at Columbia University and Chief Economist at the Roosevelt Institute

Martin Wolf (luncheon speaker), Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times


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Please contact Lizzie Feidelson at [email protected] or (212) 851-0260 with any questions.