AIR IMPACT

Recognition of AIR research, opinions, and people in the media and elsewhere


A roadmap for reshaping capitalism

By Steve Denning "In July 1–2, 2019, in Adam Smith’s home in Edinburgh Scotland, an international group of multidisciplinary thinkers ...

A seminar on innovation economics, deconstructing shareholder value & equitable growth, w/William Lazonick Professor UMass Lowell

By Mike Baliman "This week a bumper-packed Tour d’Horizon/Tour de Force. William Lazonick is best known for his iconic “2014 Harvard ...

A waitress I knew made $2.13 an hour. I wish she lived to get a fair shake in this economy

By Cory Booker "In late July, on a quiet, tree-lined block in the central ward of Newark, dozens of people ...

Academics endorse new vision for corporate governance

By City University of London "The Modern Corporation Project at Cass Business School has released five succinct statements prepared and endorsed by ...

After passing stress tests, Wall Street banks to spend like a drunken sailor – on their own stock buybacks

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens "Yesterday, the Federal Reserve announced the second leg of its 2017 stress tests for the nation’s ...

All buy myself…the thinking behind stock buybacks

By Sabri Ben-Achour "Back in 2007, CEO William McComb’s company suddenly found itself with more than $100 million in cash ...

America has the highly combustible economy it deserves

By Marshall Auerback "It’s part of the American experience to find yourself in an elevator, in an airplane terminal, or ...
via The Washington Post I by Douglas MacMillan, Peter Whoriskey & Jonathan O’Connell I December 16, 2020
America’s biggest companies are flourishing during the pandemic and putting thousands of people out of work

America’s biggest companies are flourishing during the pandemic and putting thousands of people out of work

"...Companies often buy their own stock during difficult economic periods to signal to the market that management still believes in ...

America’s CEOs and hedge funds are starving the nation’s corporations to death

By Cory Doctorow "Many CEOs' pay is based on share-price, and this, combined with "activist investors" (mostly hedge-fund managers) has ...

America’s plutocrats are running for office across the country: Can our democracy survive it?

By Les Leopold "In his best-selling Capital in the 21st Century, economist Thomas Piketty alerted us to the new aristocracy ...