Lenore Palladino

Assistant Professor
218 Gordon Hall



The New School for Social Research, Department of Economics, New York, NY PhD, January 2015.
Fordham Law School, New York, NY J.D., December 2012.

Professional Experience: 

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Amherst September 2019- Present.
Senior Economist & Policy Counsel, Roosevelt Institute, New York, NY February 2016- August 2019.
Lecturer, Smith College, Department of Economics, Northampton, MA July 2015- May 2019.
Of Counsel, Law Firm of Jason Wiener p.c. Northampton, MA August 2017- May 2019.
Vice President, Policy & Outreach, Demos, New York, NY September 2013-October 2015.
Director of Strategy, MoveOn.org, New York, NY November 2012-April 2013; Organizing Director, December 2011- November 2012

Research Interests: 

Economic Policy, Corporate Governance, Financialization, Cooperative Economics, Employee Ownership, Corporate Finance, Shareholder Primacy, Labor Economics, Inequality, Tax Policy, Law & Economics, Business and Securities Law.

Selected Publications: 

2023 Palladino, L. “Establishing a public option for asset management in the United States.” 
Review of Social Economy. Vol. Forthcoming https://doi.org/10.1080/00346764.2023.2237485
2022 Palladino, L. and William Lazonick. “Regulating Stock Buybacks: The $6.3 Trillion 
Question.” International Review of Applied Economics.  Vol. forthcoming. September 26, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2022.2123459
2022 Palladino, L. “The Contribution of Shareholder Primacy to the Racial Wealth Gap.” Review of Black Political Economy. Vol. 50 No. 2, May 2, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1177/00346446221094868
2021 Palladino, L. “Economic Policies for Innovative Enterprises: Implementing 
Multi-Stakeholder Corporate Governance.” Review of Radical Political Economics. Vol. 
2021 Palladino, L. “The Potential Benefits of Employee Equity Funds in the United States.” Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership. Vol. 5 No. 1, p. 56-78. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPEO-08-2020-0023
2021 Palladino, L. “Economic Democracy at Work: Worker Representation on U.S. Corporate Boards.” Journal of Law and Political Economy. Vol 1 (3), 373-396.  Spring 2021. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/4ks225mv 
2021 Palladino, L. “Public Investment in Home Health Care in the United States During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Win-Win Strategy.” Feminist Economics. Vol 27 (1-2) 436-452. March 1, 2021. 
2020 Palladino, L. “The Impacts of Fintech on Small Business Borrowing.” Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Vol. 33(6) 639-661.  August 7, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/08276331.2020.1796110
2020 Palladino, L. “Financialization at work: Shareholder primacy and stagnant wages in the United States.” Competition & Change. Vol. 25 (3-4) 382-400. June 22, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1177/1024529420934641
2020 Palladino, L. “Do Corporate Insiders use Stock Buybacks for Personal Gain?” International Review of Applied Economics. Vol. 34 (2) 152-174. January 16, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2019.1707787
2019 Palladino, L. “Democratizing Investment.” Politics & Society Vol. 47(4) 573-591. November 11, 2019.          https://doi.org/10.1177/0032329219878989