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Finance and Knowledge Building

If you could choose just one thing for a firm’s management to get right in order to survive and prosper over the long term, what would that be? Click here

An effective statement of corporate purpose should answer the two-part question: Why does the company deserve the commitment and support of its stakeholders, and what unchanging principles will guide management’s actions? Click here

The above links are to recent journal articles of mine that will be part of a book I am writing about a new theory of the firm.


Public Policy

The Free To Choose Medicine proposal would enable patients, advised by their doctors, to make informed decisions about the use of not-yet-approved therapeutic drugs that have demonstrated safety and initial efficacy. This structural change to the drugs-to-patients system would accelerate innovation and is a practical way to achieve better drugs, sooner, at lower cost. Click here for a comprehensive FTCM website and here for an insightful review of the 3rd edition of my book, Free To Choose Medicine: Better Drugs Sooner at Lower Cost.


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