Weisbord, Postmortem Defamation in a Society Without Truth for the Living

Reid K. Weisbord has made available for download his article, Postmortem Defamation in a Society Without Truth for the Living, 71 Rutgers U. Law Rev. 667 (2019). The Abstract is as follows: Defamation law limits the private action for reputational injury to plaintiffs who are alive at the time of disparagement. In a novel reform … Continue reading Weisbord, Postmortem Defamation in a Society Without Truth for the Living

Libson + Parchomovsky: Reversing the Fortunes of Active Funds (Jan 2020)

Adi Libson & Gideon Parchomovsky have made available for download their research paper, Reversing the Fortunes of Active Funds. The Abstract is as follows: Recent years have witnessed a considerable growth of passive fund at the expense of active funds. This trend picked in 2019, a year that saw passive funds surpass active funds in … Continue reading Libson + Parchomovsky: Reversing the Fortunes of Active Funds (Jan 2020)

CBO: Projected Changes in the Distribution of Household Income, 2016 to 2021

The Congressional Budget Office has released its periodic study of the distribution of income in the US and its relation to taxes. The executive summary is as follows: The Congressional Budget Office regularly analyzes the distribution of income in the United States and how that distribution has changed over time. Building on those past analyses, … Continue reading CBO: Projected Changes in the Distribution of Household Income, 2016 to 2021

Age, Equality, and Vulnerability by Alexander A. Boni-Saenz (Dec. 3, 2019)

Alexander Boni-Saenz has made his paper, Age, Equality, and Vulnerability, available for download. This article is published as a research paper at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. The abstract of the article, available on SSRN, reads as follows: This Article uses age as an entry point for examining how temporal and methodological issues in egalitarianism … Continue reading Age, Equality, and Vulnerability by Alexander A. Boni-Saenz (Dec. 3, 2019)

Cold Corpses, Hot News and Dead IP: The Reasons and Consequences of a Legal Status of No-Property by Carol M. Rose (Nov. 18, 2019)

Carol Rose has made her paper, Cold Corpses, Hot News and Dead IP: The Reasons and Consequences of a Legal Status of No-Property, available for download. This article was published as a part of the Houston Law Review. The abstract of this article, available on SSRN, reads as follows: An oddity of Anglo-American common law … Continue reading Cold Corpses, Hot News and Dead IP: The Reasons and Consequences of a Legal Status of No-Property by Carol M. Rose (Nov. 18, 2019)

Wealth X: Ultra Wealthy Population Analysis: The World Ultra Wealth Report 2019

Wealth X has released and made available for download the seventh edition of its World Ultra Wealth Report, which analyzes the state of the world’s ultra wealthy population, or those with $30m or more in net worth, which showed muted growth in 2018, rising by 0.8% to 265,490 individuals. This subdued increase comes on the … Continue reading Wealth X: Ultra Wealthy Population Analysis: The World Ultra Wealth Report 2019

Free HBR Webinar: The Secrets of Strong Family Businesses

The Harvard Business Review is offering a free webinar on The Secrets of Strong Family Businesses on November 12, from 12-1 pm EST. The Abstract is as follows: Family businesses are the cornerstone of most national economies. They can create jobs, spur innovation, and drive superior returns. But most family businesses fail to last through … Continue reading Free HBR Webinar: The Secrets of Strong Family Businesses