The New Economy Business Model and the Crisis of US Capitalism

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Globalization, Innovation, and Development (GID) Lecture Series with William Lazonick, University of Massachusetts speaking on "The New Economy Business Model and the Crisis of US Capitalism".

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William Lazonick is Professor in the Department of Regional Economic and Social Development at University of Massachusetts Lowell and Director of the UMass Lowell Centre for Industrial Competitiveness. He is also affiliated with the CNRS Groupe de Recherche en Économie Théorique et Appliquée of Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV, where he is engaged in research as part of the European Commission's projecton Finance, Innovation, and Growth (FINNOV). He is also currently engaged in collaborative projects with researchers at the University of California Berkeley, Case Western Reserve University, Georgia Institute of Technology, National University of Ireland Galway, New School for Social Research, The Open University, Stockholm School of Economics, and Wissenschaftszentrum-Berlin.

He is the author or editor of twelve books and some 100 academic articles. His most recent book is Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy? Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States. In May 2009, in collaboration with The Open University, he organized an international conference in London on Financial Institutions and Economic Security.

Professor Lazonick holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto(1968), a Master of Science degree in economics from the London School of Economics(1969), and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics from Harvard University(1975). In 1991 Uppsala University awarded him an honorary doctorate for his work on the theory and history of economic development.


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