Journal: Capitalism and Society, Homepage Trump issue


The current issue of Capitalism and Society explores the economic impact of the Trump administration's policies. Areas explored by seven prominent economists include jobs, taxes, trade, growth, the environment, health, and satisfaction. These papers are based on presentations given at the Center on Capitalism and Society's 16th Annual Conference: The Economic Consequences of Mr. Trump

From the Center on Capitalism and Society

Edmund Phelps

Edmund Phelps, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics, is director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University and chairman of the Editorial Board for its journal. 

Progressivism poster
Recent Event

Progressivism, Socialism, Nationalism
The Center held its 17th annual conference on Oct. 7, 2019, entitled: "Progressivism, Socialism, Nationalism: What Room for Innovation and 'Creative Destruction'? For Economic Justice to the Least Advantaged? For Teaching Youth the Good Life?" Panelists and discussants included Benyamin Appelbaum, Rana Foroohar, Heather Gautney, Pinelopi Goldberg, Jeffrey Gordon, Jonathan Haidt, Hian Teck Hoon, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Charles Kolb, Margaret Levi, Leif Pagrotsky, Edmund Phelps, Thomas Philippon, Michelle Pannor Silver, Joseph Stiglitz, Bhaskar Sunkara, Andreas Wimmer and Gylfi Zoega. Click here for more information.