A very good paragraph on superstar firms

Neil Irwin, writing at The Atlantic, excerpted from his book How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World: And among economists, the evidence keeps building that the concentration of major industries among a handful of superstar firms might be connected to deep economic dysfunctions. When there are fewer employers in an industry, for example, they have more power to depress workers’ […]

Future of capitalism links

Just a space to link to reading that’s focused on the future of capitalism: Articles Zingales: “Dear Graduates” The Guardian’s “Broken Capitalism” series Paul Polman Bill Gates BusinessWeek: 7 Fixes for American Capitalism Books Jump-Starting America The Value of Everything Can American Capitalism Survive? The Future of Capitalism Rebecca Henderson (forthcoming)