The Future of Capitalism: A Series of Dialogues

What is the future of capitalism? How can the freedom and innovative potential of free markets be squared with the requirements of ecological sustainability and social justice? In a series of ten public online dialogues, we bring together visionary economists and other experts from around the world to explore ideas and solutions. This series of online events took place from September to November 2020.

Our Speakers

The following economists and other experts are part of this series of dialogues on the future of capitalism:

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Our Program of Dialogues with Visionary Economists & Other Experts

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Economics for Change

September 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
How economics is at the basis of incremental systematic change. With Irene van Staveren and Arnoud Boot.

What Really Matters in Markets

September 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
About the long term challenges for Europe. With Joseph Stiglitz and Herman Van Rompuy.

The Future Role of Business as a Force for Good

September 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On designing markets that stimulate the common good as a purpose. With Rebecca Henderson and Colin Mayer.

Inside Markets, Outside Markets

October 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
About the role of non-market actors and spheres. With Raghuram Rajan and Paul Collier.

The Effects of Contemporary Capitalism on Everyday Life

October 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On the challenges of creating affordable housing and satisfying work for all. With Isabelle Ferreras & Josh Ryan-Collins.

Free Markets & Inequality: An Inescapable Marriage?

October 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On the role of free markets for societal well-being. With Elizabeth Anderson and Francois Bourguignon.

Aligning Economies Worldwide to End Poverty

October 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
About the role of economic instruments that will enable markets to serve the poor. With Muhammad Yunus and Jeffrey Sachs.

How Can Markets Be Reconciled with Ecology?

November 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On environmental pressure and economic solutions to it. With Julia Steinberger & Ann Pettifor.

The New Corporate Power Concentrations

November 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On big data, the tech industry and the need for better governance. With Rana Foroohar and Jonathan Taplin.

Can a Different Market Economy Work in Practice?

November 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On the viability of a new market system. With Christian Felber and Luigi Zingales.

Europe’s Future Economy of the Common Good

November 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On a more inclusive, just and sustainable model, with different European speakers.
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