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

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

Pharmaceutical companies say their profits fund research and innovation in new medicines, but they are spending billions to enrich shareholders ...
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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 attempted to explain why, thanks to high drug prices, per ...

How MBA Programs Drive Inequality

By Lynn Parramore "Over the last several decades, American business executives have made decisions that have exacerbated the inequality that ...

How parasite corporations like Pfizer are chucking U.S. citizenship to escape from taxes

By Lynn Stuart Parramore "Let’s say you’re a giant American corporation like Pfizer, founded in Brooklyn way back in 1849 ...
How Stock Buybacks Undermine Sustainable Prosperity

How Stock Buybacks Undermine Sustainable Prosperity

The debate over buybacks is a debate over how to create more broadly shared prosperity. Here’s why their defenders’ arguments ...

How superstar companies like Apple are killing America’s high-tech future (interview of William Lazonick)

By Lynn Parramore "Few would argue that America’s fortunes rise and fall on its ability to put ideas to work ...

If the SEC Measured CEO Pay Packages Properly, They Would Look Even More Outrageous

By William Lazonick and Matt Hopkins "On December 7, Portland, Oregon, passed a law that will impose a surcharge on ...

In search of the great American job

By Bob Abeshouse "Jobs - or jobs and the economy - is at the top of every poll that asks ...
via INET I by William Lazonick I January 31, 2020, via INET I by William Lazonick I January 31, 2020, via INET I by William Lazonick I January 31, 2020
Is the Most Unproductive Firm the Foundation of the Most Efficient Economy?

Is the Most Unproductive Firm the Foundation of the Most Efficient Economy?

"Edith Penrose’s 1959 book, The Theory of the Growth of the Firm (TGF), fits the definition of a “classic”: a ...

Lazonick: Shareholders are looting the business corporation

"Predatory value extraction is causing sagging productivity and growth problems at many US companies that are trying to compete globally, ...
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