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4 Ways to Eradicate the Corporate Disease That is Worsening the Covid-19 Pandemic

4 Ways to Eradicate the Corporate Disease That is Worsening the Covid-19 Pandemic

"It’s time for business executives, employees, and taxpayers to come...
The Economist Who Put Stock Buybacks in Washington’s Crosshairs

The Economist Who Put Stock Buybacks in Washington’s Crosshairs

In 1984, an economics professor named William Lazonick joined the...
Predatory Value Extraction

Predatory Value Extraction

In this book William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin explain how...
How High Drug Prices Inflate C.E.O.s’ Pay

How High Drug Prices Inflate C.E.O.s’ Pay

Drug company executives faced tough questions from Congress on Tuesday as they...
2014 HBR McKinsey Award, First Place : “Profits Without Prosperity”

2014 HBR McKinsey Award, First Place : “Profits Without Prosperity”

The HBR McKinsey Awards, judged by an independent panel of...

No, we shouldn’t bail out Boeing

By Mandy Smithberger and Ryan Summers March 31th, 2020 "The coronavirus epidemic has already transformed the country, disrupting industries nationwide ...
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Let this stimulus bill be just the first...

By Editors "The members of Congress who fought for a ban on stock buybacks in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief ...
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via Barron's I by William Lazonick I March 26, 2020
CEOs Gorged on Buybacks for Years. Now They Want Bailouts.

CEOs Gorged on Buybacks for Years. Now T...

"Congress is poised to impose restrictions on stock buybacks as a part of the multi-trillion-dollar recovery package that is being voted on ...
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via INET I by Lynn Parramore I March 25, 2020
Top Economist: Instead of Basic Income, Let’s Keep People Working Productively During the Crisis

Top Economist: Instead of Basic Income, ...

"As the pandemic rages, everyone is scrambling to figure out how to protect people getting economically pummeled. Americans may soon ...
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Building and tearing down walls

By Harold Meyerson "One of the makes-sense-but-we-didn’t-expect-it consequences of the coronavirus pandemic has been the at least rhetorical support that ...
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4 Ways to Eradicate the Corporate Disease That is Worsening the Covid-19 Pandemic

4 Ways to Eradicate the Corporate Diseas...

"It’s time for business executives, employees, and taxpayers to come together to help get us out of the pandemic and ...
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Stock buybacks have totaled $5.3 trillion over the past decade — has that contributed to U.S. pandemic failures? https://t.co/9CYLWuCXEA
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@INETeconomics: Listen to INET grantee William Lazonick on @wortradio discussing his research, "How the Disappearance of Unionized Jobs Obliterated an Emergent Black Middle Class https://t.co/6P4chntEqK
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@efypodcasts: In episode 2, Professor William @Lazonick from the University of Massachusetts explores share buybacks as a potential cause for wage stagnation and inequality in the US. Included in the discussion is some recommended reading. Give it a listen! https://t.co/IsqJ0acvsX https://t.co/T8kFygZVIv
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@OSFellows: There Can Be No Equality Without a Dramatic Renewal of Employment Opportunity for All American Workers via @INETeconomics; featuring fellow @Lazonick https://t.co/GHaoC50ob5
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