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Corporate Personhood, Business Leadership, and the U.S. Presidential Election of 2012

Authors: Hafrey, Leigh; Reavis, Cate
Product Type: Cases
Source: MIT Sloan School of Management
Publication Year: 2012

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In the public debate about the U.S. recession that began in late 2007, various individuals, organizations, and social systems have been blamed for the event and its ongoing consequences. This case invites students to consider the role business might play in improving the circumstances of the U.S., European, and global economies...

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AIG and the American Taxpayers (A, B)

Authors: Ramanna, Karthik; Shaffer, Matthew
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Explores the decision faced by AIG's board on whether to join shareholder and ex-CEO Maurice Greenberg's lawsuit against the U.S. government. The suit, argued by super-lawyer David Boies (of Bush v. Gore and California Gay Marriage fame), claims that in September 2008 the U.S. arbitrarily set aside the rights of AIG's shareholders - violating the Fifth Amendment by taking private property without just compensation - while preserving shareholder rights in other troubled financial institutions, including Goldman Sachs whose ex-CEO was the then Treasury Secretary.

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Mauro Guillén

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Author: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Product Type: Featured Collections; Featured Users
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Publication Year: 2013

Mauro Guillén is the Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Dr. Felix Zandman Endowed Professor in International Management at the Wharton School. His current research deals with corporate governance, the role of the corporation in society, the internationalization of the firm, and with the impact of globalization on patterns of organization and on the diffusion of innovations.

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INTS 721 International Political Economy of Business Environments

Author: Guillén, Mauro F.
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Publication Year: 2012

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This course deals with the ways in which economic, political, social and cultural institutions come together to shape policymaking and the environment of the business firm. The emphasis is on the cross-national diversity of institutional arrangements, the various types of business strategies that emerge as a result of them, and the consequences of policymaking.

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Shaping the Future of Solar Power: Climate Change, Industrial Policy and Free Trade

Authors: Lawrence, Robert; Datla, Anjani
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
Publication Year: 2013

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The case provides an in-depth account of the complex and often competing agendas on climate change, industrial policy and free trade which fueled the politically charged trade battles between the U.S. and China. Against the backdrop of the global environmental challenge, the case includes details on the Obama administration's signature energy subsidy program and the factors that led to Solyndra's collapse.

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Barclays and the LIBOR Scandal

Authors: Rose, Clayton; Sesia, Aldo
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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In June of 2012, Barclays plc admitted that it had manipulated LIBOR - a benchmark interest rate that was fundamental to the operation of international financial markets and that was the basis for trillions of dollars of financial transactions. In settling with U.K. and U.S. regulators the firm agreed to pay $450 million in fines. This case explains why LIBOR was an essential part of the global financial market, the mechanism used to establish the rate, and what Barclays did wrong...

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The Price of Civilization: Economics and Ethics After the Fall

Author: Sachs, Jeffrey D.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Publication Year: 2012

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Jeffrey Sachs turns his attention to his homeland, the United States, to reveal the stunning inadequacy of American-style capitalism and to offer a bold and ambitious plan to change it.

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This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

Authors: Reinhart, Carmen M.; Rogoff, Kenneth
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 2011

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Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the old rules of valuation no longer apply and that the new situation bears little similarity to past disasters. With this breakthrough study, leading economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff definitively prove them wrong.

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Balancing Stakeholder Interests at the Indonesian Railways

Author: Dieleman, Marleen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The chief executive responsible for the Indonesian railways, a state-owned enterprise, is under pressure to show profits, but he also needs to balance widely diverging stakeholder expectations that include inexpensive transportation and excellent customer service...

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The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It

Authors: Admati, Anat; Hellwig, Martin
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 2013

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What is wrong with today's banking system? The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. The Bankers' New Clothes calls for ambitious reform and outlines specific and highly beneficial steps that can be taken immediately.

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