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Phelps's Berlin Wall Speech, published by Project Syndicate, is now available in full on our website
November 22, 2019
Edmund Phelps's speech in Berlin on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which was published as an Op-Ed in Project Syndicate, is now ...
"Willful" by Richard Robb
November 18, 2019
Richard Robb has published a groundbreaking new book: "Willful: How We Choose What We Do." The book is a revelatory alternative to the standard econom...
Michael Liss on "Progressivism, Socialism, Nationalism"
October 15, 2019
At 3 Quarks Daily, author Michael Liss has published a thorough piece on the Center on Capitalism and Society's October 7th annual conference, "Progre...
"Who Owns Poverty?" Book Launch
September 25, 2019
On Tuesday, September 24th, Center Director Edmund Phelps introduced Martin Burt, Founder & CEO of Fundacion Paraguya, at the launch for his new b...
Celebrating Peter Jungen
September 09, 2019
Center Advisory Board Honorary Chairman Peter Jungen held a celebration in honor of his 80th birthday in August. Professor Phelps gave a speech at the...
Rana Foroohar tying the decline of innovation in the US, UK, France and Italy to the loss in modern values
July 22, 2019
Rana Foroohar's FT online column this morning, "Is slow growth a crisis of values?" brilliantly discusses the thesis in Mass Flourishing by Edmund Phe...
Watch Now: "In the Company of Women"
June 18, 2019
In collaboration with Project Syndicate, the Center has produced a video documentary featuring five of the speakers at "Women in an Inclusive Economy,...
Graciana del Castillo Obituary
March 26, 2019
The Center on Capitalism and Society regrets to inform members and friends of the death of Graciana del Castillo, who passed away on March 21, 2019, i...
"Bureaucracy vs. Democracy"
February 19, 2019
The Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University and Common Good will co-host a morning forum, "Bureaucracy vs....
Italy's Policy Challenges: In Search of a New Course
February 05, 2019
Giovanni Tria, Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, delivered a special lecture at the Center on Capitalism and Society on January 31, 2019....