Rethinking Capitalism (ReCap) Webinar Series

A Capitalism for the People

by Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago Booth)

Event Summary

In spite of its successes, capitalism is losing the hearts and minds of the new generation of Americans. It is
losing them not because there is a better alternative, but because of the disappointment the current system has
created. This disappointment is real. In the XXI century capitalism in the West has not produced a lot of wealth,
but a lot of inequality. To produce capitalism for the people, we need to focus on promoting competition over
protection of property rights.