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
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.
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
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)
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'
[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
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
When Markets Fail
As Oscar Wilde once said, “The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” Today, decades of
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
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