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Should ESG-Driven Investors and Stakeholders Divest or Engage? A Stigler Center/Rustandy Center Panel Explores

Should investors and stakeholders who wish to influence companies to promote desirable social and environmental outcomes focus on actions like divestment and...

Announcing the Participants in the Spring 2022 Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program

Next month, the Stigler Center will welcome eight world-class journalists from Nigeria, Brazil, Chile, Italy, India, Canada, and the United States for...

Call for Papers: Discrimination in the 21st Century

Ahead of a Becker Friedman Institute/Stigler Center conference on race and gender discrimination that will take place in May, we are seeking...

Call for Applications: The Stigler Center Affiliate Fellowship

The Stigler Center is seeking candidates for its inaugural Affiliate Fellows program. The George...

Announcing the Participants in the Fall 2021 Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program

This month, the Stigler Center will welcome eight world-class journalists from the United Kingdom, Brazil, China, Romania, Ukraine, Slovenia, and the United...

We Are Hiring! ProMarket is Looking for a New Managing Editor

Since its launch in March 2016, ProMarket has evolved from a political economy into a publication featuring a rich, diverse array of...

A New Stigler Center Case Study Explores the Link Between Italy’s Morandi Bridge Disaster and Crony Capitalism

Two years ago, the Morandi bridge collapse claimed 43 lives. Based on financial statements, Italian government documents, and interviews with independent experts...

Call for Papers: Should Corporations Have a Social Purpose?

The Stigler Center is launching its fourth Political Economy of Finance conference and seeking papers on topics related to corporate social responsibility,...

Launching the New, Improved ProMarket

We are very excited to present to you our new design for ProMarket. In addition to our usual mix of articles based...

The Stigler Center’s Journalists in Residence Program Postponed to Spring 2021

As the University of Chicago moves all of its spring classes online as a precautionary measure while the COVID-19 situation is evolving, the Stigler...

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Should The Competitive Process Test Replace The Consumer Welfare Standard?

Jonathan Kanter, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, recently gave a speech condemning the use of the consumer...

Delaware: The State Where Companies Can Vote

Adapted from What’s the Matter with Delaware: How the First State Has Favored the Rich, Powerful, and Criminal—and How It Costs Us...

The NCAA Goes After College Athletes’ NIL Money—Here are the Antitrust Implications for Workers and Consumers

Having lost in the Supreme Court on student-athlete academic benefits, the NCAA has signaled a continuing attempt to suppress competition in the...

Have Business Roundtable Companies Lived Up to Their Stakeholder Commitments?  

In 2019, more than 100 CEOs of US public companies signed a Business Roundtable statement in which they pledged to deliver value...

Do Protests Matter At All for Shifting Government Policy Around Economic Redistribution?

New research on the effectiveness of protests on government distributions provides insights into the political incentives of a country’s leadership and the...