The Hoover Institution is a conservative think-tank with libertarian leanings. This conversation weighs the differences and efficacy of capitalism, socialism, authoritarianism, and democracy.
The Hoover Institution presents an online virtual speaker series based on the scholarly research and commentary written by Hoover fellows participating in the Human Prosperity Project on Socialism and Free-Market Capitalism. This project objectively investigates the historical record to assess the consequences for human welfare, individual liberty, and interactions between nations of various economic systems ranging from pure socialism to free-market capitalism. Each session will include thoughtful and informed analysis from our top scholars.
FEATURING Elizabeth Economy is a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and the Senior Fellow for China Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and a Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education at Stanford University.