Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society: Interview with Glen Weyl
Prof. Glen Weyl from Princeton University discusses ideas in his new book Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society. The book was just listed in “The Economist’s books of the year” among many other praises. In this interview, Prof. Weyl explains how his vision could be a unique solution to many of our problems today, the role of blockchain technology in social change, and the future of Liberalism among other topics.
Prof. Weyl is now a Principal Researcher at Microsoft and the founder of the RadicalxChange movement. He graduated from Princeton in 2007 as the valedictorian of his undergraduate class, and he received his PhD degree in economics at Princeton in the following year of 2008.
Prof. Weyl is hosting the 8th Annual Conference for Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance from Feb. 21 to 22. The conference is titled "Radical Mechanisms 10 Years After the Financial Crisis." This conference explores new ideas and mechanism designs aimed at addressing some of the most pressing issues facing financial markets and the macro-economy. The conference will also feature a mix of speakers including experts on blockchain, fintech, financial decentralization, and innovative mechanism design. For more information, please visit jrc.princeton.edu/annual-conference/2019.
Prof. Weyl book can be purchased at: www.amazon.com/Radical-Markets-U…acy/dp/0691177503.