Mark Stabile

Professor of Economics
The case provides an alternative view of the antitrust dilemma facing Lina Khan, newly appointed commissioner of the US Federal Trade Commission. Her nomination to the FTC by President Biden sent a clear signal to tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google that their enormous power would be reined in by his administration.

Published 03 May 2021

Reference 6675

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Telecommunications Internet

Region Global

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What has been the impact of the Affordable Care Act (2010) on healthcare coverage in the United States? While this significant piece of legislation put America’s healthcare system on a long-awaited path towards universal healthcare coverage, the struggle to provide coverage to millions of uninsured people is far from over.

Published 20 Apr 2021

Reference 6662

Topic Responsibility

Industry Health, Wellness and Fitness

Region North America

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On 30 August 2016, Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, ordered Ireland to recover €13 billion in illegal state aid (plus interest) that Ireland was alleged to have granted Apple over a decade from 2003.

Published 11 Mar 2021

Reference 6664

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Europe

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Ontario’s basic income pilot was a social policy experiment designed to redistribute income with the aim of reducing poverty and adapting the social safety net in the face of a changing and increasingly precarious labour market. The three-year project, launched in 2017, was described as the largest government-run basic income project to date.

Published 25 Mar 2019

Reference 6390

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Global

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The case accounts for the gender pay gap in companies and industries around the world. In Europe, women earn on average 84 cents per hour for every euro men make. In the United States, they earn between 80 and 82 cents per hour for every dollar made by a man. The gap widens further after women have children.

Published 30 Jul 2018

Reference 6406

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Human Resources Public Policy

Region Global

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The case explores the murky world of tax havens and hidden wealth. The so-called ‘Panama Papers’, ‘Paradise Papers’, ‘Swiss Leaks’ and ‘LuxLeaks’ are essentially digital dumps that exposed where the the ultra-rich had for decades stashed their billions to evade paying taxes. Academics such as Gabriel Zucman have mined these revelations for insights about global wealth inequality.

Published 26 Mar 2018

Reference 6389

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Global

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The case examines the reforms to the French labour code made by President Emmanuel Macron after his election in April 2017, essentially designed to loosen restrictions on hiring and firing.

Published 29 Jan 2018

Reference 6361

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Political Organization Government Administration

Region Europe

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Inequality and Poverty