Lenore Palladino

PERI Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Economics

Lenore Palladino is a Research Fellow at PERI and Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy at UMass Amherst. She holds a Ph.D. from the New School University in Economics and a J.D. from Fordham Law School. She is also a Contributing Editor at the Boston Review and a Fellow at the Rutgers Institute for Employee Ownership. Lenore’s research centers on corporate power, stakeholder corporations, shareholder primacy, and the relationship between corporate governance and the labor market. She has also written on financial transaction taxes, employee ownership, and the rise of finch. She has published in the Yale Journal of Regulation and Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, as well as the Financial Times and State Tax Notes. Lenore frequently works with policymakers, media and advocates on corporate and financial policy. Recent working papers include “The Economic Argument for Stakeholder Corporations” and “Do Corporate Insiders use Stock Buybacks for Personal Gain?” 

Most recently Lenore was Senior Economist and Policy Counsel at the Roosevelt Institute, and a Lecturer in Economics at Smith College. She was previously Vice President for Advocacy at Demos and a Lecturer in Economics at New York University. In the first stage of her career she was Campaign Director at MoveOn, a lead organizer with the labor union CSEA-AFSCME, and National Director of United Students Against Sweatshops.

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