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"Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization: Sustaining High Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry," forthcoming April 2014.
“Building Blocks for an Innovative Economy,” August 2013.
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William Lazonick, “The Financialization of the U.S. Corporation: What Has Been Lost, and How It Can Be Regained,” Seattle University Law Review, 36, 2013: 857-909.
William Lazonick and Mariana Mazzucato, “The Risk-Reward Nexus in the Innovation-Inequality Relationship,” Industrial and Corporate Change, 22, 4, 2013: 1093-1128.
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