In 1970, the Nobel Prize–winning economist Milton Friedman wrote a landmark op-ed for The New York Times on the role companies should play in society. Fifty years later, his views continue to spark lively debates among professionals across industries.

Chicago Booth’s new event series, the Future of Capitalism, brings together our renowned faculty with other leading experts from a wide range of fields to discuss and debate corporate social responsibility and the way capitalism continues to evolve around the world.

Recent Events

The Future of Cryptocurrency

At a fireside chat, Lynn Liss, ’01, and deputy dean Randall S. Kroszner discussed cryptocurrency, blockchain, and the future of these technologies. Liss is COO of Akoin, a cryptocurrency that aims to foster sustainable development and economic growth across Africa. Read our profile on Liss or watch the highlight reel below.

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The Climate Challenge

On October 27, Nobel laureate Lars Peter Hansen presented his research on the uncertainty in climate models and the implications for policymakers. Cosponsored by The Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation.

The Climate Challenge
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