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By Lisa Herzog on January 28, 2015

In this year’s Wesson Lecture, Francis Fukuyama discussed what he sees as the central problem of U.S. American democracy at the outset of the 21st century: a combination of social polarization and a political system with too many “veto points”.

By Brian Berkey on January 16, 2015

How can markets be designed to embody and promote important values? Which values ought to guide the design of different markets? These and related questions were the focus of the Center for Ethics in Society’s recent event on Ethics and Market Design.

By The Buzz Staff on December 17, 2014

As 2015 approaches, we take a moment to reflect on highlights from this year at the Center for Ethics in Society. From Tanner Lectures with Danielle Allen to a new summer ethics research course for graduate students, 2014 has been a banner year here at the Center. Thank you to everyone who participated in our events and programming.

By The Buzz Staff on November 12, 2014

Nik Sawe will be participating in an interdisciplinary panel on the climate debate on Tuesday, November 18. Sawe, who is a Graduate Student Fellow at the Center for Ethics in Society, adapts neuroeconomics—the study of financial decision-making in the brain—to environmental applications

By The Buzz Staff on November 6, 2014

Alanna Reyes has joined staff at the Center for Ethics in Society as Administrative Associate and Program Coordinator for the Undergraduate Honors Program in Ethics in Society. She will be supporting postdoc fellows and undergraduates, supervising student workers, and handling various administrative duties.

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