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Friedman: 50 years later

To mark the 50-year anniversary of Milton Friedman’s influential NYT piece on the social responsibility of business, the Stigler Center publication ProMarket is launching a series of articles on the shareholder-stakeholder debate.

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Capitalisn’t

Capitalisn’t, the Stigler Center podcast, examines what’s working in capitalism today, and, most importantly, what isn’t. Chicago Booth’s Luigi Zingales and Georgetown’s Kate Waldock use their expertise to illuminate economic issues that touch our everyday lives.

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ProMarket, the publication of the Stigler Center, promotes discussion about the many ways in which special interests subvert competition in the marketplace. In the finest University of Chicago tradition, ProMarket does so with data and the rigor of academic work, but without the pedantry that often accompanies them.

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