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Lucy P. Marcus

Lucy P. Marcus

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Lucy P. Marcus, founder and CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting, Ltd., is Professor of Leadership and Governance at IE Business School and a non-executive board director of Atlantia SpA.

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  1. Time for a Boardroom Reckoning
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    Time for a Boardroom Reckoning

    May 29, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus identifies shareholders' most urgent grievances about the way companies are operating.

  2. Facing Facebook’s Responsibility
    Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

    Facing Facebook’s Responsibility

    May 1, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that the company needs to go much further to address its governance failures.

  3. Are Guns the Next Target for Conscientious Investors?
    National Rifle Association members look over optics in the SIG Sauer display Scott Olson/Getty Images

    Are Guns the Next Target for Conscientious Investors?

    Mar 20, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that shareholder activism in the wake of the Parkland school shooting could bring meaningful reforms.

  4. The Sexual Harassment Reckoning
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    The Sexual Harassment Reckoning

    Feb 21, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus says that effective action to protect the rights and dignity of women and girls is becoming unavoidable.

  5. Let’s Talk About Politics
    Donald Trump delivers a speech Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

    Let’s Talk About Politics

    Jan 17, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that citizens and businesses must resist the temptation to disengage from current events.

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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.
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    The Global Implications of Georgia’s Political Crisis

    Salome Samadashvili

    Borrowing from the Kremlin’s playbook, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia’s de facto ruler, is seeking to eliminate foreign-funded NGOs, suppress independent media, and eradicate the political opposition. His determination to establish an authoritarian regime reflects his harmony of interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    implores the US and Europe to bolster democracy in the country at a make-or-break moment.
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    Read More Summer 2024 Reading List

    PS editors share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    Building Resilience in the Developing World

    Erik Berglöf argues for additional financing mechanisms to protect low-income economies against proliferating shocks.
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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.

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