Can Markets Pursue Social Values? [Audio]

Speaker(s): Professor Julia Black, Professor Simon Deakin, Sean Ennis | Theresa May's claim that free market capitalism constitutes "the greatest agent of collective human progress ever created" raises a complex question: can markets pursue social values? Julia Black is Pro Director for Research and Professor in the Department of Law, LSE. Simon Deakin is Professor of Law, University of Cambridge and Director of the Centre for Business Research. Sean Ennis is Senior Economist, Competition Division, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris. Niamh Dunne, Assistant Professor of Law, LSE. LSE Law (@lselaw) is an integral part of the School's mission, plays a major role in policy debates and in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world. This event is part of LSE Beveridge 2.0, a series of public engagement activities rethinking the welfare state for the 21st century and the global context. Update, Tuesday 8 May: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Martin Cave is no longer able to speak at this event. LSE apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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