The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits

October 14th, 4:00 p.m.


This fall marks the 50th anniversary of Milton Friedman’s famous essay on the social role of corporations. The ideas of his essay have survived the test of time and are ever so relevant in today’s discussion of stakeholder capitalism. The Salem Center will host a panel discussion on the topic featuring McCombs’ former Dean Tom Gilligan (Hoover Institution) along with professors Laura Starks (Finance), Raji Srinivasan (Marketing), Willie Fuchs (Finance) and Sheridan Titman (Finance) as a moderator. 

Click here to read the essay.