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Private Equity at WorkPrivate Equity at Work:
When Wall Street Manages Main Street

Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt
The Russell Sage Foundation (May 2014)


A groundbreaking analysis of a hotly contested business model, Private Equity at Work provides an unprecedented analysis of the little-understood inner workings of private equity and of the effects of leveraged buyouts on American companies and workers.



FDL Book Salon Welcomes Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt, Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street


Is Burger King's Move to Canada a Raw Deal for U.S. Taxpayers?


Why Private Equity Investors Can't Save Red Lobster


Summers’ Review of Piketty’s Book Gets Private Equity Wrong


Private Equity at Work: Buying High When Financial Markets Are Flying High May Mean Disappointing Returns


Private Equity: A force for Good or Vulture Capitalism at Its Worst

How Milton Friedman Fomented the Barmy “Corporations Exist to Maximize Shareholder Value” Myth

New Private Equity Book Ruffling Feathers Without Being Read

If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them - Private Equity's New Strategy?

Reports

Questions Trustees Can Ask Fund Staff and Consultants About Potential Private Equity Investments

November 2014, Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt

Private Equity at Work: Buying High When Financial Markets Are Flying High May Mean Disappointing Returns

May 2014, Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt

Implications of Financial Capitalism for Employment Relations Research: Evidence from Breach of Trust and Implicit Contracts in Private Equity Buyouts

September 2013, Eileen Appelbaum, Rose Batt and Ian Clark

Financial Intermediaries in the United States

August 2012, Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt, and Jae Eun Lee

Financial Capitalism, Breach of Trust and Collateral Damage

July 2012, Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt, and Ian Clark

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Blogs

Private Equity at Work: PE Facing Up to Possibility of Lower Returns Going Forward

Correction and Update on Bain and Blackstone’s Recent IPO for Michael’s Stores

Private Equity at Work: Perhaps it’s Not Private Equity’s Image that’s the Problem

Private Equity at Work: Private Equity’s Excessive Use of Debt Endangers Main Street Firms and Workers

Private Equity at Work: CalPERS Private Equity Returns: Good, But Not Good Enough

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Op-Eds & Columns

Private Equity is Coming for Your Nest Egg

Eileen Appelbaum
November 14, 2014, The Hill

New Dodd-Frank Fix Runs Risk of Lehman-Esque Meltdown

Eileen Appelbaum
September 19, 2014

Is Burger King's Move to Canada a Raw Deal for U.S. Taxpayers?

Eileen Appelbaum
Fortune, August 28, 2014

On its Fourth Anniversary, Has Dodd-Frank Begun to Bite?

Eileen Appelbaum
The Hill, July 17, 2014

Private Equity at Work: Why Private Equity Investors Can't Save Red Lobster

Eileen Appelbaum
Fortune, June 30, 2014

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Events

Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street

Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street (Rutgers)

Book Talk: "Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street" (UCLA)

Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street (UC Berkeley)

Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street (Univ. of Utah)

Private Equity and Regulation in the Global Economy

Roundtable Discussion on Private Equity

The Billion Dollar Question: What is the Impact of Private Equity on Companies and Workers?

Investment in Private Markets: Rewards, Risks and Implications for Economic Growth and Jobs - Good Jobs? - Creation

Press Releases

New Book Examines Private Equity’s Role in the U.S. Economy & Labor Market

May 15, 2014

Private Equity and Breach of Trust

August 27, 2012

The Billion Dollar Question: What is the Impact of Private Equity on Workers and Companies?
May 14, 2012

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