The Globalization Debate: Is it them v. us?

I sent the reply letter below to this article by Philip Stephens of the Financial Times on the need to…

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Private Equity and Public Good

PE Digest has reprinted my paper on private equity on their website here. PEP Digest – Home  

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The Neo-Liberal War on Blue-Collar Whites and the Breakup of the Democratic Party

Will Hillary run as an independent in the fall?  Check out the post below and this video with the late…

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A rarity for Silicon Valley: Shareholder "democracy" in action

Now that Yahoo blew it in their negotiations to sell to Microsoft, they are going to be prey to all…

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Does CalPERS practice what it preaches?

A leading figure on executive compensation, Graef Crystal, sees problems with the implementation of CalPERS’ corporate governance reforms as detailed…

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Private Equity and Public Good

My article on private equity funds in Dissent magazine (Winter 2008) is now available on line.  I argue that PE…

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Are there real unions in China? A debate with labor historians David Brody and Nelson Lichtenstein, labor economist Ken Jacobs and legal scholar Stephen Diamond

I was part of a debate recently with some other academics on labor rights in China. You can listen to…

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The PetroChina Syndrome hits China

A few years ago I was interviewed by the New York Times about an article I had written called “The…

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CalPERS CEO Search: CalPERS should maintain its activism – Los Angeles Times

As some have speculated, the departure of two top CalPERS execs is, at least in part, linked to the giant…

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