2007, undergraduate degree (Hons), Princeton; 2008, PhD in Economics. Former Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows and Assistant Professor, University of Chicago. Research developed during this time and five years at the New England and New York City Research labs spans and combines economics, law, computer science, philosophy, political science and biology and has been published in leading journals in those fields. Co-Author of “Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society”; has focused on using new computer and economic technology to create a radically more equal and cooperative society. Recipient of honours and awards, including: named one of Bloomberg Businessweek’s 50 most influential people of 2018 and by WIRED as one of the 25 people shaping the next 25 years of technology. Founder and Chair, RadicalxChange Foundation, which fosters collaboration between scholars, technologists, activists and artists to imagine and create a radically more cooperative society. Currently with Microsoft’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Political Economist and Social Technologist (OCTOPEST), advising the company on the future of technology in relationship to political and economic change and managing a research group focused on fostering a vision of technology to support pluralistic collaboration rather than automation.View the profile
Associate Editor and Global Business Columnist, the Financial Times. Global Economic Analyst, CNN. Author, "Makers and Takers," (Crown, 2016) and "Don't Be Evil," (Crown 2019). Former Assistant Managing Editor in charge of economics and business at TIME and Newsweek. Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Member of the Board, Open Markets Institute. BA, Barnard College, Columbia University, 1992.View the profile
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From data dignity to quadratic voting, join economist and best-selling author Glen Weyl for an exploration of radical solutions to societal decision-making in the wake of unprecedented technological change.
Speakers: E. Glen Weyl, Rana Foroohar
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