On March 7, Martyn Roetter published a letter to the editor of the Financial Times in which he criticizes the decline of competition in the U.S. broadband service provider industry.
On December 6-7 2012, many AIR associates participated in the conference on Finance, Business Models, and Sustainable Prosperity, organized by Bill Lazonick and held at the Ford Foundation headquarters in New York City. (see the conference website at www.fiid.org).
On December 4 2012, in Seoul, South Korea, Bill Lazonick will give a keynote speech at the International Seminar on New Industrial Development Strategy for Job Creation, sponsored by the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET).
On December 3 2012, Mariana Mazzucato will be presenting her paper with Bill Lazonick, “The risk-reward nexus in the innovation-inequality relationship“, in the UK House of Parliament, with Chuka Umunna, Labour Member of Parliament for Streatham and Shadow Business Secretary as discussant.
On October 9 2012, Bill Lazonick was in Seoul at the World Knowledge Forum, where he was featured in sessions on “Job-Creating Growth” and “For a Better Workplace“.
On October 2 2012, Bill Lazonick was in Buenos Aires speaking on “The State and Industrial Development” at the Annual Money and Banking Conference of the Central Bank of Argentina. Click here for a photo of Lazonick being greeted by Mercedes Marcó del Pont,…
On August 27 2012, Bill Lazonick published a comment on the UK economy in the Guardian online: “Big payouts to shareholders are holding back prosperity”. Click for full text
AIR associate Dan Breznitz and Michael Murphy’s book, “Run of the Red Queen: Government, Innovation, Globalization, and Economic Growth in China,” has been recently awarded the 2012 British International Studies Association (BISA) Susan Strange Prize. The prize recognizes an outstanding…
On August 16 2012, Bill Lazonick gave a public lecture on “Capitalism in Crisis: Makers vs. Takers“ at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. The event was moderated by Ian Masters, host of the radio programs Background Briefing and The Daily Briefing….
Visiting Sydney, Bill Lazonick was interviewed on the national evening business program of the Australian Broadcasting Company: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-07-10/share-buybacks-leading-to-lack-in-strategic-vision/4122650. He argued that the US practice of stock buybacks not only deprives US corporations of finance for innovation but also gets top executives…