Ronnie is passionate about developing solutions to drive growth, create jobs, and build a more inclusive economy.

Opinion Pieces

"Why Should NC Reward Big Companies Over Entrepreneurs?" Raleigh News & Observer

“Startups, Jobs and Economic Growth” USA Today

“Smart Power and the Ivory Tower” Durham Herald-Sun

"When Corporations Fail at Doing Good” The New Yorker

“No Beef with Jobs’ Business” Raleigh News & Observer

"The Right and Wrong Way to do C.E.O. Activism" The Wall Street Journal

“Let the Market Bully Hip Hop” Raleigh News & Observer

“Our Newest Culture Warriors: Activist C.E.O.s" The New York Times

“The Power of CEO Activism” The New York Times

“The Laboratories of Democracy?” The New York Times

“The Bad News for Local Job Markets” The New York Times

“Why Washington Has it Wrong” Wall Street Journal

“What Green Rankings Don’t Tell You” Newsweek

“The Golden Age of American Entrepreneurship” TechCrunch

“Why Apple’s Tim Cook and Other CEOs Are Speaking Out On Police Shootings” Fortune

News Articles

"Managing Money, Changing the World" The American Prospect

"Duke professor runs for NC treasurer, the ‘most important position no one’s ever heard of'" Duke Chronicle

"How should CEOs adjust in the age of Trump? There are classes for that" Raleigh News & Observer

"Governor Cooper Establishes New Council to Encourage Entrepreneurship in North Carolina" Office of the Governor

“Future of Economy Riding on the Next Four Years” US News & World Report

“Adjusting, More M.D.’s Add M.B.A.” The New York Times

“Tight Labor Markets and Stagnation” The Economist

“Aaron Chatterji: In the Shoes of His Students” Poets & Quants

“Eight Young Business School Professors on the Rise” CNN Money


2018 book, Stanford University Press 

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