This virtual conference continued at our campus in London. Chicago Booth’s Raghuram G. Rajan gave the keynote address: Is Shareholder Value Maximization Evil?

In addition, experts including Booth professor Marianne Bertrand and Mekala Krishnan, senior fellow at McKinsey Global institute, convened on the panel, Strength in Numbers: Using Data to Track Diversity and Inclusion. The panel was moderated by Caroline Grossman, ’03.

Rounding out the London portion of this conference was a fireside discussion with Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of England and Prime Minister Johnson’s finance adviser for COP26. The discussion was moderated by Randall S. Kroszner.


1 Hour: Keynote address by Booth’s Raghuram G. Rajan, moderated by Andrew Hill of the Financial Times

1 Hour: Strength in Numbers: Using Data to Track Diversity and Inclusion with Marianne Bertrand and Mekala Krishnan, moderated by Caroline Grossman, ’03

1 Hour: Fireside discussion with Mark Carney, moderated by Booth's Randall S. Kroszner

Stigler Center

The conference, Corporate Social Responsibility Revisited, was part of a larger discussion centered on the anniversary of Milton Friedman’s op-ed, which included Political Economy of Finance 2020: Should Corporations Have a Social Purpose? a conference hosted by the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State.

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