Business

Mergers That Monopolize Labor Should Not Pass Go

Mergers That Monopolize Labor Should Not Pass Go

Scholars argue that courts could interpret the Clayton Act to prevent mergers that result in lowering wages.

Heuristics and Small Business Response to Regulation

Heuristics and Small Business Response to Regulation

Applying behavioral economics to the study of regulation could help improve attitudes among business owners.

Regulatory Solutions for Personalized Pricing

Regulatory Solutions for Personalized Pricing

Scholars consider methods to regulate the practice of setting individualized prices based on personal data.

Consumers Win Assurance of Important Protection From Securities Fraud

Consumers Win Assurance of Important Protection From Securities Fraud

The Supreme Court reaffirms lower courts’ ability to claw-back profits from violators of securities laws.

Is Corporate Criminal Punishment Just Another Cost of Doing Business?

Is Corporate Criminal Punishment Just Another Cost of Doing Business?

Entity-level fines may not adequately deter corporate crime compared to other enforcement mechanisms.

It Is Time for the Fed to Stop Bank Shareholder Payouts

It Is Time for the Fed to Stop Bank Shareholder Payouts

The Federal Reserve should order banks to preserve capital by retaining earnings and halting all shareholder payouts.

Businesses That Reopen Unsafely Should Be Subject to Liability

Businesses That Reopen Unsafely Should Be Subject to Liability

Conflicting signals from public officials about when and how to restart the economy following the COVID-19 shutdown hardly inspire confidence.

Unemployment and COVID-19

Unemployment and COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. economy, over ten million Americans filed for unemployment insurance.

Evaluating Soda Taxes

Evaluating Soda Taxes

As cities experiment with soda taxes, emerging scholarship reviews their impacts and efficacy.

A Proposed Rule to Secure the Digital Economy

A Proposed Rule to Secure the Digital Economy

A Department of Commerce proposal would establish broad authority to block threats to digital security.

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

Labor Department’s proposed rule would change how employers pay tipped employees for non-tipped duties.

Are Subprime Auto Loans Driving the Next Financial Crisis?

Are Subprime Auto Loans Driving the Next Financial Crisis?

Commentator argues that failure to regulate risky lending could lead to mass defaults.