Events

Conferences

Friday, September 30, 2022

The 19th annual conference of the Center, Finding the Way Back to Prosperity and Flourishing, will be held on Friday, September 30 at Columbia University's Faculty House. Click here to register.

Friday, November 5, 2021

The 20th Anniversary conference of the Center, "Economic Policy and Economic Theory for the Future," was held on Friday, November 5 and Saturday morning, November 6, 2021 at Columbia University's Faculty House.

Press - click here

Monday, October 7, 2019

The Center on Capitalism and Society held 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 was held Monday, October 7th at Columbia University's Italian Academy, with luncheon and dinner at Faculty House.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Women in an Inclusive Economy was a special daylong conference of the Center on Capitalism and Society on women's the experiences in the economy, the importance women have in the economy, the huge room for greater inclusion of women in the economy, and the importance they will have in the economy in the future. The conference was held on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Columbia's Italian Academy.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Two panels looking at the bureaucratic causes of public paralysis and voter alienation.

Seminars

Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Robert Aliber joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago in 1965 and left the classroom in 2004 as professor of International Economics and Finance Emeritus. Aliber has been the Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England, the Bundesbank professor at the Free University of Berlin, the JPMorgan Prize Fellow at the American Academy of Berlin, and a visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars in Washington. He has been a visiting professor at the Amos Tuck School of Dartmouth College, the London Business School, Williams College, and Brandeis University.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
Martin Burt, Founder & CEO of Fundacion Paraguya, discusses his new book, "Who Owns Poverty?"
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:30pm
Giovanni Tria, Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, delivered a special lecture at the Center on Capitalism and Society.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Center member Saifedean Ammous will discuss his book "The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking," the first academic treatise on Bitcoin economics. Please email [email protected] to register.
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 6:10pm to 8:10pm
Richard Sennett, renowned public intellectual and Senior Fellow at the Center on Capitalism and Society, will discuss his new book "Building and Dwelling," in which he draws on his deep learning and intimate engagement with city life to form a bold and original vision for the future of cities. Sennett will be introduced by Center Director Edmund Phelps. The event is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a brief reception. Please email [email protected] to register.