The People vs. Democracy with Yascha Mounk, Katherine Waldock, and Luigi Zingales
- October 08, 2019
Join the Stigler Center and the Union League Club of Chicago for a conversation with author Yascha Mounk on his latest book, The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom is in Danger and How to Save It. The discussion will be moderated by Capitalisn’t podcast co-hosts Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago) and Katherine Waldock (Georgetown University) and will be recorded and released in a future episode.
Yascha Mounk is a lecturer on government at Harvard University, a senior fellow at New America's Political Reform Program, and host of The Good Fight podcast. Mounk’s research focus is on political theory, comparative politics, and the crisis of liberal democracy. Next to his scholarly work, Yascha writes about politics in Europe and the United States for publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Die Zeit and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and has appeared on CNN and NPR. He holds a BA and MPhil from Cambridge University, and a PhD from Harvard University.
Katherine Waldock is an assistant professor of finance at the McDonough School of Business and holds a courtesy joint appointment with the Georgetown Law Center. She is also co-host of the Capitalisn’t podcast with Chicago Booth professor Luigi Zingales.
Luigi Zingales is the Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and the Charles M. Harper Faculty Fellow and Director of the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He launched the Capitalisn't podcast with Katherine Waldock in January 2018.
5:00 p.m. Registration and reception
5:30 p.m. Discussion and Q&A
7:00 p.m. Adjournment and book signing
UNION LEAGUE CLUB OF CHICAGO - 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604