Digital Economy & Taxation: Challenges and Opportunities in Nigeria

Denny Center Student Fellow Kelechi Madu (LL.M'24) discusses taxation and the digital economy in Nigeria.

Reaganomics Trickled Down to Basics

Denny Center Student Fellow Ian Stubbs (L'24) breaks down Reaganomics including economic theory, it's implementation, and it's impacts.

The Challenges of Implementing Corporate Social Responsibility in a Democratic Capitalist System

Denny Center Student Fellow Kelechi Madu (LL.M'24) discusses the evolution of corporate social responsibility (CSR) over time and challenges with its implementation.

Modernization through Coordination: the Money Transmission Modernization Act

Denny Center Student Fellow Andrew Bellah (L'25) takes a deep dive into the Money Transmission Modernization Act (MTMA), considering how changes in financial technologies have required responding innovation in law and regulation.

There are two kinds of companies...

The center's Executive Director, Bruce Shaw, discusses how and why corporate boards should integrate long-term strategy and broad stakeholder interests into their decision-making in Fortune Magazine's "There are two kinds of companies–those that strengthen democratic capitalism and those that undermine it."

The Changing Landscape of Environmental Regulation

In the latest installment of her ESG series, Student Fellow Sophia Fossali (L’24) considers the changing landscape of environmental regulation, focusing on the rise of private regulators and their impacts.

The Role of Technology and Innovation in Shaping Democratic Capitalist Economies

Check out Denny Center Student Fellow Kelechi Madu's piece on the importance of technological innovation has shaped capitalist economies over time.

The Denny Center’s 2023 Report Examines the Quality of Market Competition

Competition is an essential ingredient of the market economy and a key indicator of the economy's health. Among other benefits, competition keeps prices in check and promotes innovation and productivity.

Slow But Not Steady: The Fight Against Stagflation in the 1970s

In his latest piece on economic history, Denny Center Student Fellow Ian Stubbs considers the 1970s stagflation crisis and it's implications for modern economic policy.

Subprime Auto Lending

Denny Center Student Fellow Andrew Bellah discusses subprime auto lending and the impact of inflation and interest rates on both consumers and lenders.

Democracy and Industry Capture of the Executive

Denny Center student Fellow Maximilian Laufer discusses regulatory capture and industry influence on America's executive branch.

Generative AI: Developments, Capacities, and Risks

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.

Great Once More: Recovery and Reform from the Great Depression

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.

Beyond the Numbers: Women in the Boardroom

Denny Center Student Fellow Sophia Fossali analyzes women on corporate boards, considering when and how companies are adding women to their boardrooms.

A Role for States in Addressing the Affordable Housing Shortage

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.

Undeterred through Depression

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.

Microsoft-Activision Merger

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.

JetBlue-Spirit Merger

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.

Labor Unions & Capitalism

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.

Growing Costs of Inaction: Climate-Related Disruptions in Global Supply Chain

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.

How the Industrial Revolution Shaped Modern Capitalism

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.

Inevitable Bailouts: Prioritizing Democratic Capitalism in Times of Crisis

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.

Understanding ESG: Where to Start?

In Part 2 of the center’s series on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, Student Fellow Sophia Fossali provides clarity on defining ESG.

The Corporate-Government Dynamic, Rent-Seeking, and the Erosion of Market Competition

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.

Are the Gates Open to Carnegie?

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.

More than Lofty Promises: Turing Corporate Promises Into Actions

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.

Denny Center Publishes Inaugural Report

Capitalism generates growing total wealth, produces new innovations, and provides jobs. However, pressures include growing gaps in incomes, a slowdown in upward mobility, inadequate stewardship of natural resources, a decline in business investment, and a decreasing quality of market competition.

Concerns and Questions on CEO Compensation

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.

A New Era in Human Capital Management

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).

Meet the Denny Center's First Affiliated Fellow

We are excited to announce Georgetown Law alumna Natalia Nicolaidis as our first Affiliated Fellow! Ms. Nicolaidis will assist with research, event organization, student mentoring, and forging center ties across Europe.