WWS Calendar

Radical Markets Book Talk - E. Glen Weyl

Sep 25, 2018 04:30PM
Location: 
Robertson Hall
Bowl 016
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
E. Glen Weyl, Anna Stilz
Sponsor: 

Co-sponsors:
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, talk 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 and others will discuss the ideas proposed in Radical Markets.

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 ofHuman RightsLaw and Climate Change Justice (Princeton). He lives in Chicago.