Brooke Fox

Brooke Fox is the Managing Editor of ProMarket where she oversees strategy and production of the publication. She was an economic research assistant while attaining undergraduate degrees in Finance and English at the University of Colorado. After graduating she covered institutional investors and corporate governance in New York City at FT Specialist before joining the Financial Times's data and graphics team in the New York bureau. She has achieved graduate coursework in journalism at Harvard, been invited to the Obama White House and was in the inaugural class of Stigler Center Journalists in Residence.

Researchers Find Reduced Competition After Pandemic

The chart of the week comes from a new research paper that documents the increase in small business closures during the Covid...

Healthcare Companies Spent More on Lobbying Than Any Other Industry Last Year

Threatened by regulated price caps from congress, the pharmaceutical industry spent nearly $390 million on lobbying in 2021 according to new data...

Chart of the Week: Economists Don’t Think Congress Should Make Price Gouging Illegal

Most economists disagree with a new bill in the US that would set limits on "unconscionably excessive prices," according to a recent...

Larry Summers Cautions Antitrust Regulators Against Broad-Brush Policy

In a wide-ranging interview with ProMarket, Summers expands on recent criticism of top antitrust enforcement officials, efforts to stymie Big Tech, monopsony,...

Chart of the Week: EU Officials and Economists Disagree Over Sanctioning Russian Natural Gas

EU economists are largely optimistic about the effects of sanctioning Russian natural gas, while EU officials are less keen.

Chart of the Week: Income Inequality Threatens Capitalism

A new survey of economists by the Initiative on Global Markets indicates that 67 percent agree or strongly agree that the rise...

Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart on Empowering Twitter’s Shareholders

In an interview with ProMarket, Nobel laureate Oliver Hart explains why broadening our perspective on fiduciary duty beyond maximizing shareholder wealth could...

DOJ Antitrust Head Jonathan Kanter: “We Are Making It Very Clear: We’re Going to Hold Individuals Accountable”

In an interview with ProMarket, assistant attorney general Jonathan Kanter, head of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, explains why he believes...

Top Ukrainian Economist Asks West to Cut Off Russian Technology

Tymofiy Mylovanov, Ukraine’s former Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture and current president of the Kyiv School of Economics, appeared on...

Chart of the Week: Two-thirds of Germans Support Russian Energy Embargo

A new survey of German citizens reveals the steps they'd support to help Ukrainians and punish Russia.

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Adam Smith on Self-Betterment and Policy Impacts

In this celebration of Adam Smith’s contributions to the field of political economy, Peter J. Boettke and Alain Marciano take a passage...

New Research Shows The Breakup of IG Farben Increased Innovation

IG Farben used to be the world’s largest chemical company and a major innovator—until it was broken up in one of the...

Why Streaming Doesn’t Pay

An excerpt from a new book, Chokepoint Capitalism: How Big Tech and Big Content Captured Creative Labor Markets and How We'll Win...

Democratize Work

An excerpt from a new book, Democratize Work: The Case for Reorganizing the Economy, advocates democratizing firms and decommodifying work.

Antitrust Enforcement, Inflation and Corporate Greed: What do we know?

At a recent Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) event, panelists, including the Stigler Center's own Luigi Zingales, reflected on the roles...

Data is Abundant But is it Accessible to Researchers?

Despite the wide availability of data, ensuring independent access to data sources has never been more crucial. How can researchers engage in...

Private Labels in Online Marketplaces

On their store shelves, Walmart has its own products under the "Great Value” brand, and Tesco has its own “Everyday Value” products....