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Law and Economics

  • Bala Dharan

    September 25, 2022

    Bala Dharan is Robert B. and Candice J. Haas Visiting Professor in Corporate Finance Law and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Law School. He has been…

  • Duncan M. Kennedy

    September 25, 2022

    Duncan Kennedy is the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School. He was a founding member of the Critical Legal Studies movement. Kennedy…

  • Einer R. Elhauge

    September 25, 2022

    Einer Elhauge is the Petrie Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Founding Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and…

  • Arevik Avedian

    September 25, 2022

    Arevik Avedian is a Lecturer on Law and Director of Empirical Research Services at Harvard Law School. Arevik holds a Ph.D. in world politics and…

  • Crystal S. Yang

    September 25, 2022

    Crystal S. Yang is the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research,…

  • Thomas J. Brennan

    September 25, 2022

    Thomas J. Brennan is the Stanley S. Surrey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His research uses mathematical tools and financial economic theory to…

  • Elena Chachko

    September 25, 2022

    Elena Chachko (SJD 22’) is the inaugural Rappaport Fellow at Harvard Law School. She is also an academic fellow at the Miller Center for Global…

  • Alexander Stremitzer

    September 25, 2022

    Before joining ETH Zurich as the Professor for Law, Economics, and Business in May 2018, Alexander Stremitzer was a Professor of Law at UCLA from…

  • J. Mark Ramseyer

    September 25, 2022

    Mark Ramseyer spent most of his childhood in provincial towns and cities in southern Japan, attending Japanese schools for K-6. He returned to the U.S.

  • Sarath Sanga

    September 25, 2022

    Sarath Sanga’s principal areas of research are corporate law and contract law. He approaches these subjects from a variety of doctrinal, historical, and economic perspectives.

  • Cass R. Sunstein

    September 25, 2022

    Cass R. Sunstein is currently the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. He is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and…

  • Steven M. Shavell

    September 25, 2022

    Steven Shavell graduated from the University of Michigan in 1968, was an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service at the Centers for Disease Control…

  • Emiliano M. Catan

    September 25, 2022

    Emiliano M. Catan joined the NYU School of Law faculty in Summer 2014. His research focuses on corporate governance, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions.

  • Robert H. Sitkoff

    September 25, 2022

    An expert in wills, trusts, estates, and fiduciary administration, Robert H. Sitkoff is the Austin Wakeman Scott Professor of Law and the John L. Gray…

  • Henry E. Smith

    September 25, 2022

    Henry E. Smith is the Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he directs the Project on the Foundations of Private Law. Previously,…

  • Caley Petrucci

    September 25, 2022

    Caley Petrucci’s scholarship focuses on corporate law, with an emphasis on the development of corporate transactions over time and the relationships among shareholders and between…

  • Kathryn E. Spier

    September 25, 2022

    Kathryn E. Spier is the Domenico De Sole Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School and President Emeritus of the American Law and Economics…

  • John C. Coates

    September 25, 2022

    John Coates is the John F. Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics at Harvard Law School, where he also serves as the Vice Dean…

  • Lucian A. Bebchuk

    September 25, 2022

    Lucian Bebchuk is the James Barr Ames Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance and Director of the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School. Bebchuk…

  • Holger Spamann

    September 25, 2022

    Holger Spamann is the Lawrence R. Grove Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and corporate finance. His research focuses…

  • Nicholas Stephanopoulos

    September 25, 2022

    Nicholas Stephanopoulos’s research and teaching interests include election law, constitutional law, administrative law, legislation, and comparative law. His work is particularly focused on the intersection…

  • Jon D. Hanson

    September 25, 2022

    Jon Hanson is the Alan A. Stone Professor of Law and the Director of the Systemic Justice Project. Hanson graduated from Yale…

  • Oren Bar-Gill

    September 25, 2022

    Oren Bar-Gill’s scholarship focuses on the law and economics of contracts and contracting. His publications include: SEDUCTION BY CONTRACT: LAW, ECONOMICS AND PSYCHOLOGY IN CONSUMER…

  • Mariana Pargendler

    September 25, 2022

    Mariana Pargendler’s scholarship focuses on corporate law, corporate governance, and contract law from economic and comparative perspectives. She has published over 25 articles in various…

  • Jared Ellias

    September 25, 2022

    Professor Jared A. Ellias writes and teaches about corporate bankruptcy law and the governance of large firms more generally. He has served as a Teaching…

  • Allen Ferrell

    September 25, 2022

    Allen Ferrell is the Greenfield Professor of Securities Law at Harvard Law School. He is also a faculty associate at the Kennedy School of Government,…

  • Jacob Gersen

    September 25, 2022

    Jacob Gersen is Sidley Austin Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, Affiliate Professor in the Department of Government, and Director of the Food Law…

  • D. James Greiner

    September 25, 2022

    Jim is the Honorable S. William Green Professor of Public Law. He teaches courses on civil procedure, expert witnesses, and access to justice. Before coming…

  • Law and Economics

    July 10, 2022