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Surowiecki on PE

James Surowiecki on private equity is worth reading. While I largely agree with him, there is substantial variation in the degree to which private equity firms rely on the zero sum value extraction/financial engineering that he describes to drive returns. … Continue reading

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Why Edward Conard of Bain Capital is wrong about Inequality and Capital Income Taxation

Edward Conard, a former Managing Director at Bain Capital, has been creating quite a stir with his new book, Unintended Consequences. I haven’t had a chance to read it yet, but I’ve read this article in the NYTimes about it … Continue reading

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