The Denny Center publishes articles and opinion pieces from our affiliated fellows and other friends of the center as well as conversations with expert academics and professionals about balancing the values of democratic society with free market capitalism. Check back here for new ideas on how we might navigate the tradeoffs in an effort to keep capitalism healthy.
Denny Center student Fellow Maximilian Laufer discusses regulatory capture and industry influence on America's executive branch.
Check out Denny Center Student Fellow Ruoyu Liu's primer on generative AI! He provides a primer on AI technology and examines the potential opportunities and risks within the field.
In part 2 of his examination of the Great Depression, Denny Center Student Fellow Ian Stubbs considers America's recovery from the Great Depression and long-lasting impacts to the modern economic system.
Denny Center Student Fellow Sophia Fossali analyzes women on corporate boards, considering when and how companies are adding women to their boardrooms.
Interested in real estate or housing policy? Corey Mirman (L'24) takes a deep dive into state level regulations, considering barriers and opportunities to increase the availability of affordable housing in this student guest post.
Check out Denny Center Student Fellow Ian Stubbs' analysis of economic history including drivers behind the Great Depression and how companies reacted to the crisis.
Using the proposed Microsoft-Activision merger as a case study, Denny Center Student Fellow Ashna Mahajan analyzes recent trends in global and US antitrust enforcement.
Denny Center Student Fellow Ashna Mahajan analyzes industry concentration and antitrust policy, breaking down the Department of Justice's lawsuit against the proposed JetBlue-Spirit merger and potential implications of both the merger and the lawsuit.
Check out Denny Center Student Fellow Ian Stubbs' overview of the history of American labor unions and how they're shaping modern capitalism and policy debates.
In Part 3 of the center’s series on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, Student Fellow Sophia Fossali analyzes supply chain risk, disruptions from extreme weather, and other climate-related effects.
Looking for more on economic history? Check out Denny Center Student Fellow Ian Stubbs' overview of the Industrial Revolution and how trends of the time have shaped modern capitalism.
Check out Denny Center Student Fellow Connor Jobes' piece on bailouts, planning for economic crises, and designing policies to prioritize the values of democratic capitalism.
In Part 2 of the center’s series on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, Student Fellow Sophia Fossali provides clarity on defining ESG. She outlines the differences between ESG and impact investing, as well as how similar frameworks have evolved over time.
Check out Denny Center Student Fellow Ian Stubbs' analysis of the similarities between Carnegie and Bill Gates' views on philanthropy and how the wealthy can approach giving back to society.
Read Denny Center Student Fellow Connor Jobes' first piece on what is driving market concentration; incentives and impacts related to rent-seeking, lobbying, and competition; and the current business environment.
Denny Center Student Fellow Sophia Fossali kicks off a series on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, examining corporate commitments and action related to ESG goals and reporting.
The ratio of CEO pay to that of the average worker is not an easy problem to solve, our aim is to highlight a few problems, and recommend often overlooked questions that corporate boards should also be asking.
Check out our newest essay from Natalia Nicolaidis, Founder & CEO of Dynamic Counsel and Denny Center Affiliated Fellow, on human capital management and the use of ESG principles to build a more engaged workforce (Spring 2022).