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Share Buybacks & Executive Compensation: Aligning Management’s Incentives

As we previously discussed, the use of share buybacks has accelerated in recent years, both in Canada and the United States. This has sparked anxious debate over the extent to which buybacks can form part of an effective long-term growth strategy. … Continue reading

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FERC Considers Updating Transmission Infrastructure Development Incentives Policy

FERC issued a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on March 21 seeking stakeholder comment on the scope and implementation of its electric transmission infrastructure development incentives regulations and policy. Read more detail on Recent Administrative Law posts – Last … Continue reading

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Steering Incentives and Bundling Practices in the Telecommunications Industry

Steering Incentives and Bundling Practices in the Telecommunications Industry By: Brian McManus (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); Aviv Nevo(University of Pennsylvania); Zachary Nolan (Duke University); Jonathan W. Williams (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Abstract: We model… … Continue reading

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Preventing Error Requires Not Just More Resources, But Better Incentives Too

In their book Rebooting Justice, Professor Benjamin H. Barton and Judge Stephanos Bibas discuss how American society falls short of the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of providing meaningful representation to all criminal defendants, regardless of ability to pay. This failure to … Continue reading

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The Best of a Bad Situation?: Why Tax Incentives Are Better Than Regulation and Cross-Subsidization to Support Canadian Journalism

The challenges faced by the Canadian media sector represent an incredibly challenging policy issue for the government. The struggles to adapt to heightened competition in the digital environment – the local paper now competes with a myriad of alternative choices … Continue reading

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