Tobin Scholars Publish Op-Ed on Hobby Lobby Case

Naomi Lamoreaux and Bill Novak, the leaders of The Corporation & American Democracy initiative, published an op-ed in Slate on the history of the Supreme Court's treatment of the rights of corporations.

Initiative leaders Bill Novak and Naomi Lamoreaux at the conference

The Tobin Project Holds a Conference on Corporations & American Democracy

At the third conference in our initiative on The Corporation & American Democracy in February, the participants shared the latest drafts of their research with scholars and policymakers.

Sustainable Security Events in Washington, D.C.

In January, scholars from the Tobin Project's National Security initiative discussed their recent work on sustainable national security with policymakers in Washington, D.C.

"Preventing Capture" Roundtable at Duke

The Tobin Project took the newly published volume Preventing Regulatory Capture back to the academic sphere for an event at Duke University, featuring David Moss, Congressman David Price, and former North Carolina Bank Commissioner Joseph Smith.

January 2014: Tobin Project Scholars File Supreme Court Brief on Rights of Corporations

Tobin Project Scholars File Supreme Court Brief on Rights of Corporations

A group of scholars from the Tobin Project’s Corporation & American Democracy initiative submitted a Supreme Court brief in January, working with attorney Jonathan Massey, in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

June 2013: Sustainable National Security Strategy workshops

In May and June Jeremi Suri and Benjamin Valentino led research workshops on sustainable national security strategy in Austin, TX, Hanover, NH, and Cambridge, MA.  At the workshops authors intensively discussed revised versions of selected papers from Tobin’s December 2012 national security conference.  Authors will use the feedback to help revise their papers in preparation for publication in an edited Tobin Project volume.

June 2013: David Moss Interviewed in Harvard Business School Alumni Bulletin

Tobin Project founder David Moss is interviewed in the June 2013 issue of the Harvard Business School Alumni Bulletin. He discusses the "big questions" the Tobin Project takes on. Read more here

June 2013: The Tobin Project Celebrates MacArthur Award

On June 4, 2013, the Tobin Project hosted a reception to celebrate the organization's 2013 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.  Held in Boston, the evening featured a talk from Tobin Project scholar and MIT Professor Stephen Van Evera on “Terrorism: What We Don’t Know and What We Need to Learn,” as well as remarks from founder David Moss.