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William Lazonick

William Lazonick

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William Lazonick is Co-Founder and President of the Academic-Industry Research Network, a non-profit research organization. He has several professional affiliations in different universities, currently as Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts. His research focuses mainly on the social conditions of innovation, income distribution, socioeconomic mobility, employment opportunity, and economic development in advanced and emerging economies.

  • Lazonick is an Open Society Fellow and a Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Fellow
  • He has professorial affiliations with SOAS University of London and Institut Mines-Télécom in Paris
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.
  • Awards:
    • HBR-McKinsey Award for outstanding article in Harvard Business Review in 2014
    • Henrietta Larson Award for the best article in Business History Review in 2010
    • Schumpeter Prize for Lazonick, Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, International Schumpeter Society
    • Newcomen-Harvard Award for the best article in Business History Review in 1983