William Lazonick

He is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is co-founder and president of The Academic-Industry Research Network. He is also a visiting professor at Institut Mines-Télécom, Paris; University of Ljubljana; and SOAS, University of London. Previously, he been a faculty member at Harvard University, Barnard College of Columbia University, and INSEAD in France. His research focuses on the social conditions of innovation and economic development in advanced and emerging economies. His book Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy? Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2009, was awarded the 2010 Schumpeter Prize by the International Schumpeter Society. His publication “Profits Without Prosperity" won the HBR McKinsey Award for outstanding article in Harvard Business Review in 2014. He is working on a book, The Theory of Innovative Enterprise, to be published by Oxford University Press.


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Inet lecture - The business model of big pharma

introduced by Roberto Mania U.S. pharmaceutical companies argue that high profits from high drug prices fund...