“It has always seemed strange to me,” said Doc. “The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest are the traits of success.”, Steinbeck, Cannery Row.
Professore associato in Politica Economica
Director of Master of Science in Economics, University of Pisa – Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies