Economics

"Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change"

Edmund Phelps

About the Program

Edmund Phelps argues that few major innovations have been made by isolated visionaries and says that most were the product of millions of people working on and promoting various ideas and technologies.  He discusses ways to further promote this kind of "mass innovation," which, he says, will create jobs and improve our economy.  Mr. Phelps spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.     

About the Authors

Edmund Phelps

Edmund Phelps is director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University and the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in economics. His many books include "Designing Inclusion" and "Rewarding Work."  


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"Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change"

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  • Saturday, January 25th at 4pm (ET)
  • Monday, December 30th at 4am (ET)
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