Embodied Economics
Exploring economic paradigms and financial systems through: Nature, Body, Power, Care, and Interconnectedness.

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Dec
15
A Massive, Hidden Force Shaping the Economy: Serial Acquisitions (aka Roll-ups)

A Massive, Hidden Force Shaping the Economy: Serial Acquisitions (aka Roll-ups)

It's new report release day! The Roll-up Economy: The Business of Consolidating Industries with Serial Acquisitions, co-authored by me and
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Nov
23
17 Democratic State Attorneys General defend ESG Investing

17 Democratic State Attorneys General defend ESG Investing

I've been writing recently about the significant ramp-up of political and intellectual debates on competition vs. collaboration for sustainability objectives.
6 min read
Nov
20
The Wizard of Oz Money Monopoly

The Wizard of Oz Money Monopoly

What do you call a small cadre of unelected individuals who unilaterally – and secretly – make consequential decisions radically affecting the
10 min read
Oct
31
Antitrust Regulators Probe Private Equity Board Seats

Antitrust Regulators Probe Private Equity Board Seats

Today is a short post on something I covered here last week - interlocking directorates. Interlocking directorates (overlapping board seats)
2 min read
Oct
26
Competition or Collaboration for a Greener Economy? – Part 2

Competition or Collaboration for a Greener Economy? – Part 2

In the first post of this series (Part 1), we discussed the following questions: Should companies be allowed to 'collude'
7 min read
Sep
30
[Recap] – Celebrating 1 year of Embodied Economics!

[Recap] – Celebrating 1 year of Embodied Economics!

One year ago, I launched this newsletter with excitement and some trepidation. There are so many brilliant writers and thinkers
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Sep
26
Competition or Collaboration for a Greener Economy? – Part 1

Competition or Collaboration for a Greener Economy? – Part 1

Should companies be allowed to 'collude' to reach net zero targets or other green economy goals? Are sustainability goals in
7 min read
Sep
08
When Markets Fail

When Markets Fail

As Oscar Wilde once said, “The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” Today, decades of
7 min read
Jun
14
Proxy wars on corporate ‘wokeness’ are actually about something else...

Proxy wars on corporate ‘wokeness’ are actually about something else...

Concentrated private power and the decline of democratic agency are at the root of these proxy wars. But there's lots
8 min read
May
03
Stakeholder Capitalism's Next Frontier: Pro- or Anti-Monopoly?

Stakeholder Capitalism's Next Frontier: Pro- or Anti-Monopoly?

Today, I'm highlighting the just released paper — “Stakeholder Capitalism’s Next Frontier: Pro- or Anti-Monopoly?” — that I co-authored with the
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