Hosted by the Institute for Futures Studies, Stockholm (Sweden), with funding from the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences.
Supported by the Havens-Wright Center for Social Justice, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lead Essay: Democratizing the Corporation: The Proposal of the Bicameral Firm, by Isabelle Ferreras
« 3-day conference on Ferreras’ proposal hosted by the Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm with funding from the Rijksbankens Jubileumsfond (Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) and the Havens-Wright Center for Social Justice at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The conference focused in details on Ferreras’ proposal to democratize corporations, with key figures in the social sciences discussing Ferreras’ work, including economist Marc FLEURBAEY (Princeton/Paris School of Economics), sociologist Bo ROTHSTEIN (Oxford/University of Gothenburg), economist and mathematician David ELLERMAN (University of California, Riverside), political philosopher Gustaf ARRHENIUS (Institute for Futures Studies, Stockholm), political scientist Joel ROGERS (University of Wisconsin -Madison), and legal scholar Benjamin SACHS (Harvard). »
« The conference will explore questions of economic democracy, the history and future of democracy in the workplace, the principles of economic democracy and the idea of the bicameral firm as a way to democratize the corporation. Lead essay is Democratizing the Corporation. The Proposal of the Bicameral Firm, by Isabelle Ferreras. »