Edmund Phelps is the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics 
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Edmund Phelps, the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economics, is Director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University. Born in 1933, he spent his childhood in Chicago and, from age six, grew up in Hastings-on Hudson, N.Y. He attended public schools, earned his B.A. from Amherst (1955) and got his Ph.D. at Yale (1959). After a stint at RAND, he held positions at Yale and its Cowles Foundation (1960 - 1966), a professorship at Penn and finally at Columbia in 1971. He has written books on growth, unemployment theory, recessions, stagnation, inclusion, rewarding work, dynamism, indigenous innovation and the good economy. 

His work can be seen as a lifelong project to put “people as we know them” into economic theory. In the mid-‘60s to the early ‘80s, beginning with the “Phelps volume,” Microeconomic Foundations of Employment and Inflation Theory (1970), he pointed out that workers, customers and companies must make many decisions without full or current information; and they improvise by forming expectations to fill in for the missing information. In that framework, he studied wage-setting, mark-up rules, slow recoveries and over-shooting. This served to underpin Keynesian tenet that say a cut in the money supply will not merely cause prices and wages to drop with no prolonged effect on employment.

From the mid-‘80s to the late ‘90s, he put aside the short-termism and monetarism of MIT and Chicago to develop a “structuralist” macroeconomics. Contrary to what Keynesian extremists see as unending and unexplained deficiency of “demand,” he sees employment heading to its “natural” level and seeks to explain the effects of structural forces on it. His book Structural Slumps (1994) and later papers with Hian Teck Hoon and Gylfi Zoega find an economy’s natural employment level is contracted by increases in household wealth, in overseas interest rates and by currency weakness. Thus, the big job losses in the US, UK and France result from the pile-up of wealth and puny investment, both stemming from the slowdown of productivity growth. 

Now he has worked to put economics on a new foundation. Powerful innovation over more than a century alters the nature of the advanced economies: Having higher income or wealth matters less. As his book Rewarding Work (1997) begins to argue, what matters more are non-material rewards of work: being engaged in projects, the delight of succeeding at something and the experience of flourishing on an unfolding voyage. His book Mass Flourishing (2013) remarks that cavemen had the ability to imagine new things and the zeal to create them. But a culture liberating and inspiring the dynamism is necessary to ignite a “passion for the new.” 
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June 28, 2018
Phelps discusses UBI:
"Minimum income: for Di Maio priority, for Nobel Phelps 'a very bad idea'" (In Italian)
Mariangela Tessa
Wall Street Italia

June 26, 2018
 Alberto Petrucci, Edmund Phelps, Francesco Nucci and Ernesto Felli at Tor Vergata University, Rome. 

Edmund Phelps is presented with a Distinguished Professor award from University Tor Vergata, Rome for his high merits in the field of economics.

Edmund Phelps delivered a lecture on the subject of Innovation and China at Tor Vergata University in Rome in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Faculty of Economics. Rector Giuseppe Novelli opened the event with greetings and Prof. Giovanni Tria , former dean of the Faculty of Economics and recently appointed Minister of Economy and Finance, introduced Edmund Phelps. Video of the event can be viewed here. (Edmund Phelps beginning at 32:30.)

June 25, 2018
Edmund Phelps receiving Tor Vergata Medal at the 30th Villa Mondragone International Economic Seminar in Rome.

 Edmund Phelps spoke on economic growth in Italy and Western Europe at the 30th Villa Mondragone International Economic Seminar
  in Rome.

June 5, 2018
Edmund Phelps served as a juror for the Rey Jaime I Prize in Economics 2018
, Palau de la Generalitat, Valencia.

June 4, 2018

Edmund Phelps delivers a lecture on grassroots innovation to the students of EDEM Business School in Valencia.

Edmund Phelps with Javier Quesada, President of the Rey Jaime I Awards Foundation at EDEM Business School in Valencia.
Right:Edmund Phelps signs a copy of his book Mass Flourishing (Princeton, 2013) to Javier Quesada, President of the Rey Jaime I Awards Foundation.

June 1, 2018
Center on Capitalism and Society foreign member Juan Vincente Sola and Edmund Phelps before Sola's induction into the Royal European Academy of Doctors in Barcelona.

Edmund Phelps with Dr. José Ramón Calvo of the Royal European Academy of Doctors in Barcelona.

May 29, 2018
Edmund Phelps delivers keynote speech during the session called "Turning Around the Downward Spiral of Economic, Social and Political Cohesion" at the Global Solutions Summit 2018 in Berlin. See more photos on twitter.

April 26, 2018
Edmund Phelps participated in the World Economic Forum meeting of the Digital Economics Group co-hosted by MIT's Initiative on the Digital Economy and Columbia University's SIPA. The meeting was held at the WEF offices in New York.

April 23, 2018
"How Milton Friedman and Edmund Phelps changed macroeconomics"
Vivek Dehejia

April 22, 2018
Edmund Phelps delivers keynote speech at the NYU Skirball Center to close the conference "China's Transformation: A Decade of Innovation" which was co-hosted by Global China Connection and NYU.
Read about the event (in Chinese) here.

April 14, 2018
 Edmund Phelps was named as one of China's 40 most influential foreign experts by China's State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) on the 40th anniversary of China's period of "reform and opening up." The list was presented by Lu Ming of the Ministry of Science and Technology in Shenzhen during the Global Intelligence Forum. Click here to read more (in Chinese)

April 9, 2018
"China should turn to 'good economy'"
Interview with Wu Si
China Policy Review
Link [Chinese]
Link [Google Translation, English]

March 24, 2018
Edmund Phelps, Nouriel Roubini, and Martin Wolf at the China Development Forum in Beijing. This sessions was called "How Far Are We From the Next Financial Crisis?"

March 23, 2018
Edmund Phelps's latest op-ed on growth and innovation in China published in ChinaDailyUSA: Innovation in the times of quality growth

March 23, 2018

China and the West: the Role of the State in Economic Growth Conference co-sponsored by Columbia University SIPA, Peking University, and Tsinghua University, Beijing. The picture above is from Session III: The Role of Innovation and the Digital Economy: New Opportunities and Challenges for Governance.Some notable participants include: Larry Summers, Merit Janow, and Edmund Phelps.

China and the West: the Role of the State in Economic Growth Conference co-sponsored by Columbia University SIPA, Peking University, and Tsinghua University, Beijing.The above photo is from Open Session: The Future of Global Economic Relations: Lessons from China, the EU, the US and Beyond. Participants included: Lan Yang, Merit E. Janow, Justin Yifu Lin, Edmund Phelps, Yan Mei, Jeffrey Sachs, Pun Hoi Yu, Jun Zhang, Jan Svejnar, Haizhou Huang.

March, 22, 2018
China and the West: the Role of the State in Economic Growth Conference co-sponsored by Columbia University SIPA, Peking University, and Tsinghua University, Beijing. The above photo is from Session I: Changes in Chinese, US and European Economic Policy chaired by Jan Svejnar. Participants in the session included: Jacob J. Lew, Justin Yifu Lin, Pun Hoi Yu, Jacob Frenkel, Edmund Phelps, Min Zhu, Feng Lu,  David Daokui Li, Ping Chen, Rakesh Mohan, Yifei Li, Yong Liu, and Stephen Green.

March 5, 2018
In an op-ed piece published today by Project Syndicate, Edmund Phelps points out that China, two years ago, adopted a policy to refrain from protecting incumbent enterprises from the entry of new firms with better ideas, and it has been rewarded with the revival of productivity growth. In contrast, the West has made it a policy to protect incumbent firms from competition by newcomers, and it has suffered from decades of slow productivity growth: "Will China Out-Innovate the West?"

March 2, 2018
Edmund Phelps discusses Mass Flourishing with David Blair of China Daily, Europe: "Finding opportunities to flourish"

February 7, 2018
Premier Li Keqiang remarks on the importance of Phelps's "Mass Flourishing" in China's new era of innovation: click here.

February 5, 2018
Edmund Phelps speaks at meeting of Foreign Experts with Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing: watch here


January 26, 2018
Edmund Phelps publishes op-ed "Economic Policymaking in the Age of Trump" in Project Syndicate.

January 25, 2018
Edmund Phelps participates in the video conference call Ensuring A Dynamic, Innovative, and Flourishing Economy: Policy Thinking in the Age of Trump and delivers an edited version of his speech "A Vital People: A Necessity for a Good Economy." The call was hosted by DisruptDC.

January 18, 2018
Edmund Phelps receives Honoris Causa from Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS) in Rome, Italy. 
Read the Italian translation of Edmund Phelps's acceptance speech in the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore here.
The English version can be found on the Center of Capitalism and Society's website: click here.
To read a post-ceremony interview between journalist Nicola Lillo and Edmund Phelps in the Italian newspaper La Stampa click here.
 Video of the ceremony can be viewed here.

Photo descriptions (left to right): Edmund Phelps with Honoris Causa medal; Edmund Phelps delivering acceptance speech "A Vital People: A Necessity for a Good Economy"; Edmund Phelps with Jean-Paul Fittoussi and Lucio Scandizzo; Edmund Phelps with Franceso Nucci and Giovanni Tria; Edmund Phelps with Giorgio di Giorgio and Anton Muscatelli. 

January 18, 2018
Trump 'Seriously Stumbled' on Tax Law, Nobel Winner Phelps Says on Bloomberg: watch here.

January 5, 2018
Edmund Phelps speaks on the panel TrumpEconomics: A First Year Evaluation with Olivier Blanchard, Joseph Stiglitz, and Lawrence Summers, moderated by Dominick Salvatore at the ASSA Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association. Watch a recording of the session here (Phelps beginning at 33:33).
To read the text versions of all the presentations in this session click here.
Read James Pethokoukis's review of Edmund Phelps's paper on the American Enterprise Institute's website here.

December 20, 2017
Roman Frydman and Edmund Phelps publish op-ed in MarketWatch"Why it’s impossible to predict the effect of the tax bill on investment and growth"

December 11, 2017
David Steele-Figueredo in the Huffington Post on the Center on Capitalism and Society's 15th annual conference, "The Age of the Individual": 

November 28, 2017
Edmund Phelps speaks on the importance of modern values and restoring America's economic dynamism at the Museum of American Finance.

November 28, 2017
Edmund Phelps signing copies of Mass Flourishing at the Museum of American Finance's conference "Restoring American Economic Dynamism."

November 27, 2017
Edmund Phelps on Bloomberg Markets discussing the Federal Reserve Chairman Nominee Jerome Powell, "Will Jay Powell Tip Hand at Confirmation Hearing?"

November 21, 2017
Edmund Phelps discusses innovation on France Culture radio: "L’esprit innovant d’Edmund Phelps "

November 21, 2017
Edmund Phelps delivers speech, "France: Becoming an 'Innovation Nation' Again" at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Paris.

November 9, 2017
Listen to Edmund Phelps on Bloomberg Surveillance: "Edmund Phelps Says It’d Be Good to Try Higher Interest Rates."
Edmund Phelps on Bloomberg Markets this morning: "Nobel Laureate Phelps on Inflation and Fed Policy"

November 3, 2017
James Mackintosh covers the Center on Capitalism and Society's 15th Annual Conference in the Wall Street Journal: "What 500 Years of Protestantism Teaches Us About Capitalism’s Future."

November 2, 2017
A new op-ed by Edmund Phelps in Project Syndicate"Nothing Natural About the Natural Rate of Unemployment."

October 31, 2017
A selection of photos from the Center on Capitalism and Society's 15th Annual Conference: The Age of the Individual 500 Years Ago Today. The conference was held at Columbia's Low Memorial Library. From more information and for video footage from the conference click here
From left to right, top to bottom: Roman Frydman and Michael Woodford; Richard Robb, David Sidorsky, George Rupp, Richard Sennett; Peter Jungen and Edmund Phelps; Richard Sennett and Saskia Sassen;Robert Shiller; Edmund Phelps; Jean-Paul Fitoussi and Edmund Phelps.

October 6, 2017
President Barack Obama with Edmund Phelps at the Second Green Economy Summit in Córdoba, Argentina.

October 20, 2017
Tsinghua University School of Economics Dean Qian Yingyi names Mass Flourishing as recommended reading alongside 9 other books, read the full list here: Link

October 10, 2017
Edmund Phelps with Katherine Venice of Ethical Capitalism and John Kay at the UN Headquarters in New York. Phelps delivered a speech on innovation followed by discussion and Q & A with John Kay.

October 10, 2017
"Premio Nobel de economía asegura que 'el cambio climático se ha vuelto muy costoso'"

October 5, 2017
In Córdoba, Argentina, Edmund Phelps gave the keynote address "Saving the Environment" at the Advanced Leadership Foundation's Second Green Economy Summit. Other speakers included President Barack Obama, and Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin. Read an interview between Gabriela Origlia and Sofía Diamante from La Nacion and Edmund Phelps about the event here: link. An additional interview with  Martni Dinatale and Juan Parilla of Infobae can be read here: link .

Edmund Phelps signs copies of Una Prosperidad Inaudita (RBA, 2017), the Spanish translation of Mass Flourishing at the Second Green Economy Summit.

September 23, 2017
"La prosperidad, según E. S. Phelps"
José M Domínguez Martínez 
September 13, 2017
"La réussite, le vrai moteur du « rêve américain »
[French translation of "This Thing Called the American Dream," originally published in Project Syndicate]
Le Monde

September 1, 2017
"La croissance"
Review of the French edition of Mass Flourishing (La Prospérité de masse)
Alternatives économiques

August 30, 2017
"Tres Premios Nobel Disertarán En Córdoba"
Mariano Javier Pepa
Córdoba Times

August 28, 2017
"This Thing Called the American Dream"
Edmund Phelps
Project Syndicate

August 24, 2017
"The natural rate of unemployment"
The Economist

August 20, 2017
"Bloc-notes : Quelle croissance pour la Tunisie?"
Farhat Othman

August 1, 2017
Edmund Phelps's advice to young economists: Link

July 22, 2017
"La economía moderna, según Phelps, vista desde España"
Jesús Banegas

July 17, 2017
"Give Us Grassroots Innovation"
Edmund Phelps

July 4, 2017
"À quel point faut-il être aveugle pour caricaturer à ce point la pensée de Macron?"
Eric Le Boucher
Slate France

June 28, 2017
"La prospérité de masse, d’Edmund Phelps"
Johan Rivalland

June 18, 2017
"Le prix Nobel d'économie plaide pour la culture"
Patrice Moyon
France Ouest

June 17, 2017
"Pourquoi nos sociétés nes prospèrent plus"
Marc Lambrechts

June 13, 2017
"Privilegios y excepciones"
Francisco Javier Garrido

June 12, 2017
"Edmund Phelps : "Le protectionnisme social est dévastateur"
Marc Vignaud
Le Point

June 12, 2017
"Edmund Phelps : "Pour avoir de la croissance, il faut de la créativité"
Ali Laidi
France 24

June 10, 2017
"Edmund Phelps: 'Prefereixo veure els joves amb la mirada perduda a l'infinit que mirant una pantalla'"
Interview with Antoni Bassas

June 8, 2017
Edmund Phelps interviewed by Stéphane Loignon of Le Parisien: Link

June 8, 2017
Edmund Phelps interviewed by Charle Jaigu of Le FiagaroLink

June 7, 2017
"La parole aux auteurs: Edmund Phelps, "Emmanuel Lechypre, BFM Business.

June 6, 2017
Edmund Phelps Interviwed by Nicholas Pierron
L'Invité de l'économie

June 6, 2017
La prospérité de masse
Jean-Louis Chambon

June 6, 2017
"Nobel-winning economist: ‘Let entrepreneurs tap into the unknown and innovate more’"
Interview with Stephen Carroll 
France 24

June 4, 2017
"Donald Trump a une vision erronée de l'économie"
Marrie Charrel
Le Monde

June 2, 2017
Edmund Phelps with Marc Vignaud from Le Point discussing La Prospérité de Masse.

June 1, 2017
"La croissance infinie : finie ?"
Radio Interview with Nicolas Demorand
France Inter

May 31, 2017
Edmund Phelps promoting La Prospérité de Masse on TV5 / 64' Le Monde en français. Watch the segment here by scrolling down and clicking on "Le Grand Angle," the interview starts at 9:57: Link

May 31, 2017

Edmund Phelps gave a Seminar, “An Underlying Sickness in the West: Societies Failing their Economies,” at the OECD, Paris, France, May 31, 2017.

May 30, 2017
"Universita' Le palle da biliardo e il principio di Phelps"
Giovanni Salmeri

May 29-30, 2017
Edmund Phelps attended Global Solutions' Think 20 Summit in Berlin on May 29-30 where he spoke on the following topics: "Dealing with Labor Market Challenges in the Digital Economy" and "Economic Resilience -- How the G20 Can Combat Populism and Protectionism."

May 27, 2017
Edmund Phelps interviewed by Víctor Amela of La Vanguardia in Barcelona: read here.

May 26, 2017
Edmund Phelps expresses concern about the labor force participation rate on Bloomberg TV's "Bloomberg Markets": watch here.

May 25, 2017
“Los Gobiernos deberían celebrar la llegada de innovadores como Uber”
Luis Doncel
El Pais

May 24, 2017
Martí Saballs of Expansión discusses Edmund Phelps's recent talk in Barcelona in the article "Contra La Economía de Amiguettes": read here.

May 23, 2017
"La prosperidad perdida"
Olga Grau
El Periódico de Catalunya

May 23, 2017
Edmund Phelps gives a seminar at IE Business School in Madrid. 

May 23, 2017
"El Nobel Phelps compara Trump amb Mussolini"
Piergiorgio M. Sandri
La Vanguardia

May 22, 2017
"La buena vida" del Nobel de Economía Edmund Phelps"
Victor Costa
El Nacional

May 22, 3017
"Entrevista a Edmund Phelps, Premi Nobel d’Economia"
Interview with Georgina Garcia

May 22, 2017
Edmund Phelps interviewed by Mònica Terribas at RBA in Barcelona to promote Una Prosperidad Inaudita.

May 21, 2017
"Le secret de la croissance selon Edmund Phelps" published in L'express gives a great review of Mass FlourishingRead Here

May 19, 2017
Edmund Phelps named Academician of Honor by The Royal Academy of Doctors in Barcelona, Spain.
Read about it here and here

May 18, 2017
Brice Couturier of France Culture recommends Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing to President Emmanuel Macron in his article "Comment renouer avec la croissance " Read here

May 18, 2017,
Edmund Phelps promoting the Spanish edition of Mass Flourishing (Una Prosperidad Inaudita, RBA) on Catalunya Radio with Mònica Terribas. Listen here

May 10, 2017
"Edmund Phelps, économiste orthodoxe… et iconoclaste"
Antoine Reverchon
Le Monde

May 5, 2017
Edmund Phelps appears on Bloomberg Markets with David Gura and Seth Harris

May 5, 2017
Two new translations of Mass Flourishing are available to order!
The French edition is available from Odile Jacob: purchase here .
The Spanish edition is available from RBA: purchase here .

May 4, 2017
Read Edmund Phelps's paper, "The Dynamism of Nations: Toward a Theory of Indigenous Innovation"
Capitalism and Society
Volume 12, Issue 1, Article 3
May 4, 2017
[Comments on the above piece in the same issue by Carl Christian von Weizäcker: read here

May 2, 2017
"Skabertrangen skal ind fra barnsben"
Interview with Peter G.H. Madsen of DI Business
Link (pdf pages 14-15)

April 19, 2017
"A Good Life for China" [Russian Translation]
Op-ed, Economics and Mathematical Methods

April 11, 2017
"Regulatory Swamp Drain Gets Boost in Washington"
Derk Wilcox mentions Mass Flourishing
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Blog

April 10, 2017
"The elites must lead the way on pay cuts"
Leith van Onselen mentions Mass Flourishing

April 2, 2017
Edmund Phelps was interviewed by Martín Kanenguiser in  La Nación:

March 31, 2017
"Way Ahead"
China Daily interviews Edmund Phelps
Andrew Moody

March 30, 2017
Footage from Edmund Phelps's interview with Xinhua at the China Development Forum on Sunday, March 19, 2017: watch here .

March 23, 2017
Edmund Phelps signing copies of Mass Flourishing during his recent trip to Beijing.

March 22, 2017
Edmund Phelps delivers keynote speech at Her Village International Forum in Beijing, China.
Read about the event here

March 21, 2017
Edmund Phelps conducted a seminar for 40 women entrepreneurs at the Yale Center, Beijing, China. Afterward, he signed copies of Mass Flourishing for participants.

March 19, 2017
"Desde las economías fascistas no se veía algo como Trump"
Edmund Phelps 
[Spanish translation of Op-ed "Trump, Corporatism, and the Dearth of Innovation," Project Syndicate January 2017]
El Tiempo

March 19, 2017
Photos from Day 2 of the China Development Forum in Beijing, China:

Joseph Stiglitz, Michael Spence, Christ Pisarides and Edmund Phelps interviewing with CGTN.

Edmund Phelps pictured with reporter Chen Zheng from Sina Finance after an interview.

Jan Svejnar, Jack Lew, Edmund Phelps, Dr. Jiang Bo, Joseph Stiglitz, Zach He. 

March 18, 2017
Edmund Phelps attended the China Development Forum 2017, "China and the World: Economic Transformation through Structural Reforms" in Beijing, China. On Day 1, he delivered the speech, "Two Goals: Lowering Barriers to Innovation and Containing Resulting Job Loss," and participated in the panel discussion "America First: Outlook and Global Impacts." Below are additional pictures from Day 1 of the forum:

Edmund Phelps delivers the speech, "Two Goals: Lowering Barriers to Innovation and Containing Resulting Job Loss," at a spotlight session chaired by Professor He Fan at the China Development Forum, Beijing.

Edmund Phelps spoke on the morning panel session "America First: Outlook and Global Impacts," alongside  David Daokui Li, Doug DeVos, Niall Ferguson, Hugo Shong at the China Development Forum, Beijing.

Pictured above is Edmund Phelps with other forum speakers, Joseph Stiglitz, Eric Maskin, and Chris Pisarides at the China Development Forum, Beijing.

Edmund Phelps with Jack Lew and Larry Summers at the China Development Forum, Beijing.

March 17, 2017
Edmund Phelps attended, "The World Economy and the Role of the State in Economic Growth," a conference organized by Columbia University's Center on Global Economic Governance and The School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Professor Phelps spoke at the panel session, "Economics and Politics of Technological Advancement and Global Economic Integration," alongside Peter Jungen, Kathy Xu, Zhang Tao, chaired by Jan Svejnar. 

March 7, 2017
Edmund Phelps delivered an introductory speech. "Profound Challenge for the European Union," to the first session of Euro50's roundtable: EMU and the New Challenges Ahead for the European Union, which took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.

March 7, 2017

Platicando sobre el 'neopopulismo' y otras cosas con el Premio Nobel Phelps

Gabriel Casillas
El Financiero
Read here [Spanish]

March 6, 2017
Interviews with Chairman Il Sakong for the JoonAng Daily
Read Here [Korean]

February 27, 2017
México y Trump, vistos por un Nobel
Interview with Ricardo Rocha
Reporte 13 (Mexico)
Read Here [Spanish]

February 23, 2017
Edmund Phelps delivered a keynote speech on an Inclusive Mexican Economy today at the Aspen Institute in Mexico City and took questions from the audience. Also present, was The Center on Capitalism and Society's Advisory Board Member Patricia Armendáriz. Watch the session here .

February 2, 2017
O que Donald Trump não entendeu sobre globalizção
Luís Lima and Marcos Coronato
Read Here [Spanish]

January 27, 2017
Wirtschaftspolitik wie im Faschismus
Thomas Schulz
Der Spiegel
Read Here [German]

January 24, 2017
Zinsen sofort rauf wegen Inflation!
Interview with Jan Schäfer 
Read Here  [German]

January 17, 2017
Edmund Phelps discusses the dangerous effects of corporatism on the working class in an op-ed,  "Trump, Corporatism, and the Dearth of Innovation," appearing in Project Syndicate. Read Here

January 8, 2017
Rätselraten um Trumponomics
Malte Fischer
Wirtschafts Woche
Read Here [German]

January 7, 2017
Donald Trump's 'bullying'  of companies comparable to 1930s fascist economic policies, says Nobel economist
Will Worley

January 6, 2017
Nobel Prize winner likens Trump 'bullying' of companies to fascist Italy, Germany
Greg Robb
Market Watch

January 6, 2017
Edmund Phelps participated in the AEA session Panel, "Nobels on Where Is the World Economy Head?," as part of the ASSA Meeting of 2017 in Chicago. Other speakers in this session included Angus Deaton, Roger Myerson, Joseph Stiglitz, Robert Shiller, and discussant Dominick Salvatore.

Watch the session here
Read about Professor Phelps's talk here

December 1, 2016
Edmund Phelps presented  "La Medalla Phelps par la innovacion" at the Bolsa de Comercio on the 2nd day of the VIII Congreso Phelps organized by Universidad de Buenos Aires UBA, la Bolsa de Comercio, Buenos Aires and the Center on Capitalism and Society in Buenos Aires.
Recipients: Cordovan Magali Mancini and Constanza Bacigalupi of Vitalo and Gonzalo Tanoira of Citrícola San Miguel.

December 1, 2016
VIII Phelps Congresso
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Buenos, Aires Argentina
Edmund Phelps (center) and Juan Sola (left) with Gonzalo Tanoira of Citrícola San Miguel (right), the 2015 recipient of the Phelps Medal for Innovation, "La Medalla Phelps par la innovacion."

December 1, 2016
Edmund Phelps with Diputado de la Legislatura Porteña, Eduardo Santamaria, receiving a certificate naming him "Huésped de Honor de la Ciudad" or Guest of Honor of the city of Buenos Aires.

November 30, 2016

Edmund Phelps delivers Speech, “The Economic Situation Abroad,” at the VIII Phelps Congress, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Read about his speech

November 18, 2016
The Center on Capitalism and Society's 14th annual conference: "Agency, Prospering, Progress and the Working Class,"
 International Affairs Building, Columbia University, New York, NY. 

November 13, 2016
Edmund Phelps, member of the Future Council on Economic Growth and Social Inclusion, 
attends World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils, Dubai, UAE.

November 10, 2016
Edmund Phelps delivers keynote speech, “Present-Day Mistakes in Economic Policy—With Emphasis on Fiscal and Monetary Policy,” 
at the Annual Meeting of Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association and the Latin American Meetings of the Econometric Society,
Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia.

October 13, 2016
Edmund Phelps on Bloomberg Surveillance 

October 11, 2016
Edmund Phelps participates in panel discussion, "The American Dream," 
at the Free Market Road Show, 
Women’s National Republican Club, New York, NY. 

October 5, 2016
photo copyright by Michael Dames, mikedames@hotmail.com
Edmund Phelps participates in panel discussion, "Unlocking the Potential of Europe" 
at SUERF's Global Implications of Europe's Redeisgn Conference, 
Société Generale’s U.S. Headquarters, New York, NY.

September 16, 2016
Edmund Phelps delivers a keynote speech at 2016 Blouin Creative Leadership Summit 

September 8, 2016
Edmund Phelps in the WSJ: "Hard Truths About Easy Money"

June 25, 2016
Edmund Phelps delivers keynote speech at New Huadu Business School Nobel Forum

June 15, 2016
Edmund Phelps appears in the CCTV documentary "The Glory of Innovation" 

June 2, 2016
Edmund Phelps appears in the Shanghai Media Group documentary "Innovative Shanghai" 
Click here to watch Part I (Phelps's comments begin at 4:30), Part II, and Part III (Phelps's comments begin at 22:45)

May 19, 2016
Edmund Phelps in Project Syndicate: "Supply Side, Demand Side, or Innovation Side?"

April 27, 2016
The Center on Capitalism and Society's spring conference: "The Future of Europe: Drivers of Change"
Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

March 25, 2016
Interview with Edmund Phelps on Huff Post Rise 

March 22, 2016
Interview with Edmund Phelps on CNBC 

February 16, 2016 
Cover art for the Korean translation of Mass Flourishing

January 25, 2016
Interview with Edmund Phelps in Cash

January 24, 2016
Edmund Phelps appears in Bloomberg Business's "Why Robots Mean That Interest Rates Could Go Even Lower in the Future"

January 23, 2016
Interview with Edmund Phelps on Tencent Finance

January 20, 2016
Interview with Edmund Phelps in Süddeutsche Zeitung

January 17, 2016
Edmund Phelps appears in World Economic Forum's "Four Nobel Economists on the Biggest Challenges of 2016"


To contact for potential events: Edmund Phelps: esp2@columbia.edu


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