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Moral Limits of Markets


The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality

Brink Lindsay & Steven Teles

Monday April 16, 2018, 4:30 PM, Rockefeller 2

Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

Glen Weyl

Wednesday April 18, 2018, 4:30 PM, Silsby 028

Who Won the War on Poverty? A Fifty-Year Reflection on the Great Society

Robert Doar, American Enterprise Institute

Monday April 23, 5:00 PM, Carson L01

Robert Doar Carson L01 Monday 5-6 PM


Hunting the Big Five: Twenty-First Century Antitrust in Historical Perspective

Richard Langlois, University of Connecticut

Wednesday April 25, 2018, 5:30 PM, Rockefeller 3

Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland

Marcin Piatkowski

Senior Economist in the World Bank, Assistant Professor of Economics at Kozminski University in Warsaw

Thursday May 10, 2018, 4:30 PM, Kemeny 8

Solving the Problem of Pricing Cancer Drugs in Europe: Creating a New Kind of Market

Nathan Sigworth '07

A new generation of oncology therapies have miracle results. But they involve drugs from multiple, often competing, companies. In EU single payer markets, the complexity of the price negotiations and the inability of parties to cooperate have resulted in almost none of these new regimens being made available to patients. I will be sharing about a new marketplace that two Dartmouth grads and some of our friends from finance and pharma are building to catalyze rational cooperation and break this impasse. 

Tuesday May 15, 2018, 5:00 PM, Rockefeller 1

India's Economic Reforms: Past Accomplishments, Current Shortcomings, Future Prospects

Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Former Chair, Planning Commission

 Thursday May 17, 4:30 PM, Haldeman 041

China's Great Wall of Debt

Dinny McMahon

Wednesday May 23, 2018, 3:30 PM, Silsby 028

The Place of Work in a Meaningful Life

Emily Esfahani Smith '09, in conversation with Russell Muirhead (Government)

Emily Esfahani Smith

Friday May 25, 2018, 3:30 PM, Rocky 2

Rivers-Nature and Politics

James C. Scott

Sterling Professor of Political Science

Yale University

Author of Seeing like a State, The Art of Not Being Governed, and Against the Grain

April 1, 2019

Last Updated: 7/25/18