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Spectrum Employees Are Getting Sick Amid Debate Over Working From Home

More than 230 workers at Charter Communications, the cable and internet giant known as Spectrum, have tested positive for Covid-19.

A Wealth Tax Is the Logical Way to Support Coronavirus Relief

A onetime assessment of the 5 percent at the top would do wonders — and help prove that we are all in this together.

Apple and Google Are Building a Coronavirus Tracking System Into iOS and Android

Potentially a huge step forward in the fight against COVID-19.

Global Trade Sputters, Leaving Too Much Here, Too Little There

As the pandemic stretches on, consumers and businesses could run short of some products in months to come.

Restarting America Means People Will Die. So When Do We Do It?

Five thinkers weigh moral choices in a crisis.

A Crisis of Unnecessary Unemployment

Staggering job losses are not a foregone conclusion. There is still time to fix the federal government’s aid program.

America Will Struggle After Coronavirus. These Charts Show Why

This article is part of "The America We Need," a Times Opinion series exploring how the nation can emerge from this crisis stronger, fairer and more free.

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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....

Bolsonaro’s reelection may become a setback for ESG in Brazil

Social pressures, market forces and elected leaders influence corporate decisions on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Journalist Stephanie Tondo examines the...

2023 Antitrust and Competition Conference: Call for Papers

The Stigler Center is inviting submissions of short academic articles (up to 3000 words) focused on the development of a legal/economic...

ProMarket Seeks New Deputy Managing Editor

We're hiring! Many ProMarket readers will now know that Asher Schechter, former deputy editor at...