Roberto Tallarita

Roberto Tallarita is an Associate Director and Research Fellow of the Program on Corporate Governance. He is also an S.J.D. candidate and a Terrence M. Considine Fellow in Law and Economics at Harvard Law School.

For Whom Corporate Leaders Bargained: What the Past Can Teach Us About the Questionable Promise of Implementing Stakeholder Capitalism Today

Lucian Bebchuk, Kobi Kastiel, Roberto Tallarita: The debate about stakeholder capitalism should seek to learn from our experience with constituency statutes, which...

The Illusory Promise of “Stakeholderism”: Why Embracing Stakeholder Governance Would Fail Stakeholders

Lucian Bebchuk, Roberto Tallarita:  Stakeholderism—granting corporate leaders discretion to give weight to the interest of all stakeholders—should not be expected to deliver...

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The ACCC’s News Media Bargaining Code: Experimenting with “Decentralized Regulation” of Dominant Digital Platforms

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recently proposed a mandatory bargaining code to govern negotiations between digital platforms like Google and Facebook...

Market Forces Already Address ESG Issues and the Issues Raised by Stakeholder Capitalism

Eugene Fama: When do market forces push firms toward stakeholder goals, rather than just shareholder goals? When do market forces push firms...

Capitalisn’t Is Back: Can Economists and Journalists Work Together to Improve Capitalism?

Is capitalism the engine of prosperity, or is it the engine of destruction? On this podcast, we talk about the ways capitalism...

Missing in Today’s Shareholder Value Maximization Credo: The Shareholders

Luca Enriques: Today’s corporate world is very different from the one Milton Friedman wrote in. In a world where the question of...

Australia’s News Media and Digital Platforms Bargaining Code is Great Politics But Questionable Economics

If the Australian government wants to subsidize high-quality journalism then it should, well, subsidize high-quality journalism. The new proposed ACCC code would...

Which Problems Should Companies Try to Solve?

Sanjai Bhagat, R. Glenn Hubbard: It is true that capitalism needs to be inclusive in its benefits, but 50 years on, Friedman’s...

Bethany McLean’s Weekend Reading List: Wirecard, Covid-Overwhelmed Hospitals, and Plastic

Corruption, lobbying, corporate malfeasance, and frauds: a weekly unconventional selection of must-read articles by investigative journalist Bethany McLean.