Radical Markets Book Talk - E. Glen Weyl

Tue, Sep 25, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 
Bowl 16, Robertson Hall
Audience: 
Open to the public
Speaker(s): 
Sponsor(s): 
Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance
Center for Information Technology & Policy
University Center for Human Values

Join us for a special event to explore Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society, a new book by Glen Weyl of Microsoft Research NYC and Visiting Scholar at Princeton University. In this book, Weyl and his co-author Eric Posner of the University of Chicago Law School, propose a radical rethink of property, wealth, and democracy leveraging increased competition and decentralized information, and unleashing emerging technologies from the Internet to big data and AI.

Anna Stilz, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University, will be a discussant at the talk.

About the authors: E. Glen Weyl is principal researcher at Microsoft Research and Visiting Scholar at the Julis-Rabniowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance. Eric A. Posner is the Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. His many books include The Twilight of Human Rights Law and Climate Change Justice (Princeton). He lives in Chicago.

 

 

 

*Reception immediately following the event.