• Lenore Palladino

    Lenore Palladino PERI Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Economics Lenore Palladino is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the School of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a Research Associate...

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    Ending Shareholder Primacy: An Interview with Lenore Palladino

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Lenore Palladino This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Lenore's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: Why did you decide to become an economist? Lenore Palladino: I spent a lot of...

    Interview
    , Sep, 2020
    Lenore Palladino, C.J. Polychroniou
     Commentary

    Lenore Palladino Testifies before U.S. Congress on “The Impact of Shareholder Primacy"

    >> Watch hearing >> Read written testimony PERI economist Lenore Palladino testifies before the U.S. Joint Economic Committee in a hearing titled, "Examining the Impact of Shareholder Primacy: What it Means to Put Stock Prices First."

    Testimony
    , Mar, 2022
    Lenore Palladino

    Global Pandemic

    Isabella Weber, "Global Division of Labor Across Two Eras of Globalization: A Long-Term View on the COVID-19 Crisis" Lenore Palladino, "Hourly Employees Should Be Represented on Walmart's Board of Directors" Isabella Weber, Hao Qi, and Zhongjin Li,...

     Commentary

    The Global Pandemic and Economic Crisis

    Isabella Weber, "Global Division of Labor Across Two Eras of Globalization: A Long-Term View on the COVID-19 Crisis" Lenore Palladino, "Hourly Employees Should Be Represented on Walmart's Board of Directors" Isabella Weber, Hao Qi, and Zhongjin Li,...

    Commentary
    , Jun, 2019
    PERI
  • Economists

    Profile Léonce Ndikumana Director, African Development Policy ProgramDistinguished Professor of Economics View Profile Lenore Palladino PERI Research AssociateProfessor of Economics View Profile Lynda Pickbourn Co-Director, PERI African Development...

  •  Research

    Establishing a Public Option for Asset Management in the United States

    trillions of dollars of U.S. household financial assets, including public pension funds. PERI researcher Lenore Palladino argues that asset managers presently play a decisive role in corporate decision-making. However, due to conflicts of interest...

    Journal Article
    , Aug, 2023
    Lenore Palladino
  • Conference: Advancing Well-Being and Power Among Low-Wage Workers

    This three-day conference will feature presentations by a range of labor organizers, policymakers and researchers. The speakers will present local, national, and international perspectives on questions of advancing well-being and power among low-wage...

  • Staff

    Daniel Ellsberg Nancy Folbre Jayati Ghosh James Heintz Lawrence King Patrick Mason Katherine Moos Léonce Ndikumana Lenore Palladino Gregor Semieniuk Vamsi Vakulabharanam Isabella Weber Jeannette Wicks-Lim Research Associates / Senior Research Associates...

    PERI Economist Interview Series

    Economy >> Read interview Léonce Ndikumana Africa's Future Depends on Reforms in Global Governance >> Read interview Lenore Palladino Ending Shareholder Primacy >> Read interview Lynda Pickbourn Understanding Africa's Development Challenges >> Read...

     Research

    Advancing Well-Being and Power Among Low Wage Workers

    Claudia Quintero, Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Project Lily Huang, Massachusetts Jobs with Justice Moderator: Lenore Palladino, PERI Session 4: International Perspectives on Organizing Workers Speakers: Seema Kulkarni, MAKAAM (Forum For Women...

    Presentation
    , Nov, 2023

    Feminist Economics Perspectives on the COVID Pandemic

    Moos Public Investment in Home Healthcare in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Win–Win Strategy Lenore Palladino Don’t Let Another Crisis Go to Waste: The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Imperative for a Paradigm Shift James Heintz, Silke...

     Research

    RIP Shareholder Primacy

    >> Read article in Boston Review PERI's Lenore Palladino argues that "shareholder primacy" -- the idea that corporations have no higher purpose than maximizing profits for their shareholders--doesn't reflect the reality of today's business dealings.

    Commentary
    , Aug, 2019
    Lenore Palladino
     Commentary

    The U.K. May Overhaul Shareholder Rules. Companies Are Not Happy.

    >> Read Washington Post article In a Washington Post article, PERI's Lenore Palladino and coauthor Todd N. Tucker discuss the UK's Labour Party plan to remake shareholder capitalism.

    Commentary
    , Sep, 2019
    Lenore Palladino
     Commentary

    Whom Should the Corporation Serve?

    >> Listen to BBC interview On the BBC's Business Daily podcast, PERI's Lenore Palladino discusses the implications of shareholder governance.

    Sep, 2019
    Lenore Palladino
     Commentary

    Congressional Testimony on Stock Buybacks

    >> Read testimony >> Watch testimony PERI's Lenore Palladino testifies in front of House Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets. The hearing is titled "Examining Corporate Priorities: The Impact of Stock Buybacks on...

    Presentation
    , Oct, 2019
    Lenore Palladino
     Commentary

    End Shareholder Primacy Once and For All

    >> Read article In an article for Boston Review, PERI's Lenore Palladino discusses how corporate greed created an "an economy extremely vulnerable to crisis." She argues that wealthy shareholders extracted trillions of dollars for personal gain instead...

    Commentary
    , Mar, 2020
    Lenore Palladino
     Commentary

    Loans Won’t Cut It for Flailing Small Businesses

    >> Read article in Barron's PERI's Lenore Palladino argues that small businesses need direct govenment subsidies, not bank loans, in order to survive the financial crisis created by the Coronavirus pandemic.

    Commentary
    , Apr, 2020
    Lenore Palladino
     Commentary

    Another Risk for Small Business: Lightly Regulated Fintech Loans

    financing options in the wake of COVID-19, they turn to lightly regulated online lending companies for loans. PERI's Lenore Palladino addresses the dangers these "Fintechs" pose to small businesses, including high interest rates and hidden costs.

    Commentary
    , Apr, 2020
    Lenore Palladino
     Commentary

    Seattle Is Considering an ‘Amazon Tax’

    >> Read article in Barron's PERI's Lenore Palladino makes the case for taxing corporations to help mitigate the economic effects of the Coronavirus.

    Commentary
    , May, 2020
    Lenore Palladino

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