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Radical Markets

Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

Eric A. Posner E. Glen Weyl Vitalik Buterin Jaron Lanier

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Princeton University Pres
13 August 2019
Political ideologies; Central government policies; Economics & Business; Economics; Economic theory & philosophy
Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to achieve fairness and prosperity for all Many blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets turns this thinking on its head. With a new foreword by Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin and virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier as well as a new afterword by Eric Posner and Glen Weyl, this provocative book reveals bold new ways to organize markets for the good of everyone. It shows how the emancipatory force of genuinely open, free, and competitive markets can reawaken the dormant nineteenth-century spirit of liberal reform and lead to greater equality, prosperity, and cooperation. Only by radically expanding the scope of markets can we reduce inequality, restore robust economic growth, and resolve political conflicts. But to do that, we must replace our most sacred institutions with truly free and open competition-Radical Markets shows how.
By:   Eric A. Posner, E. Glen Weyl
Foreword by:   Vitalik Buterin, Jaron Lanier
Imprint:   Princeton University Pres
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 133mm, 
ISBN:   9780691196060
ISBN 10:   0691196060
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   13 August 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Eric A. Posner is the Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. E. Glen Weyl is principal researcher at Microsoft, founder and chairman of RadicalxChange, and visiting research scholar at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Twitter @glenweyl

Reviews for Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

A must-read. -Carol Massar, Bloomberg Radio A brilliant, provocative work. -Jason Furman, former chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers This is free market thinking but not as we know it. -Diane Coyle, Prospect Refreshing and welcome in its willingness to question received wisdom. -The Economist


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