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Employee ownership in the spotlight: Should companies buy into it?

Pete Stavros of KKR & Co. founded Ownership Works, a new initiative backed by 19 private equity firms, with the objective of reducing income inequality by increasing employee share ownership. The group has prominent backers and a lofty goal of creating $20 billion in wealth in 10 years. As a researcher who has worked on employee share ownership and the benefits it can create, I was encouraged by the news. But…

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Biden, Congress, economy: ‘Either a lot of things will get done, or nothing will get done,’ say UNC experts

In a detailed analysis of the economy as Joe Biden is sworn in as president and with a deeply divided Congress awaiting him, a team of experts at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise – part of UNC Kenan-Flagler School of Business – spell out challenges and opportunities to improving the US economy. This portion of the report focuses on the politics – and the need to make deals.

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