Fellows

 

 

Renée Adams

Fellow

October - November 2019

 

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Renée B. Adams is Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Her work focuses on information flows on boards, bank governance, group decision-making, the governance of central banks and gender diversity on and off boards.

 

 

Anat Alon-Beck

Fellow

December 2022

 

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Anat Alon-Beck is an Associate Professor of Law at the Case Western Reserve University, School of Law. Her research focuses on Corporate Law and Governance, especially Contracts, Business Associations, Securities Regulation, Corporate Governance, Law & Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, International Business Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Law, Professional Responsibility, Law of Social Enterprise, Financial Institutions, Consumer Law, Law and Economics, and Corporate Finance.

 

 

Leon Anidjar

Fellow

April - June 2021

 

Website

Leon Anidjar holds a PhD in Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Currently, he is a doctoral candidate in Management Sciences at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, and also serves as a lecturer in corporate governance, contract law, financial regulation and technology at the Netanya Academic College (Israel).

 

 

Yifat Aran

Fellow

July 2022 / July 2023

 

Website

Yifat Aran is an Assistant Professor at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law and an Institute Fellow at the Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing. Her primary research interests lie in corporate law and governance and in securities regulation, with a focus on venture capital and the entrepreneurial process.

 

 

Ioannis Asimakopoulos

Fellow

February - June 2023

 

Website

Ioannis Asimakopoulos is a financial regulation practitioner at Herbert Smith Freehills and affiliated researcher with the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE. His practice and research focuses on prudential and resolution rules applicable to banks, insurers and financial market infrastructures.

 

 

Patrick Augustin

Fellow

April - June 2021

 

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Patrick Augustin is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. His research interests lie at the intersection of macroeconomics and financial markets with a focus on sovereign credit risk, firm fundamentals and credit risk with a focus on credit derivatives, and law and finance with a focus on insider trading.

 

 

Kenneth Ayotte

Fellow

February 2023

 

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Kenneth Ayotte is the Robert L. Bridges Professor of Law at Berkely Law. His research interests are in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate finance, and law and economics.

 

 

Bo Bian

Fellow

November - December 2019
October - November 2021
October 2023

 

Website

Bo Bian is Assistant Professor of Finance at UBC Sauder School of Business. She mostly works on empirical corporate finance and is interested in investigating the role of legal and regulatory factors in supporting productivity, innovation, entrepreneurship, and today’s digital economy.

 

 

Jannis Bischof

Fellow

August - September 2021

 

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Jannis Bischof is a Professor of Accounting at the University of Mannheim. His research addresses the role of disclosure and transparency in the financial sector and other settings, the regulation of financial institutions, and managerial discretion in reporting decisions.

 

 

Nina Boy

Fellow

October 2020 - April 2021

 

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Nina Boy is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Warwick. She holds a PhD in Politics from Lancaster University. Her research is based at the intersection of security studies and international political economy, focusing on conceptions of security in law, politics and finance. 

 

 

Matthias Breuer

Fellow

May - June 2022

 

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Matthias Breuer is an Assistant Professor in the Accounting Division at Columbia University. His research interests revolve around the determinants and economic consequences of firms’ financial reporting.

 

 

Ryan Bubb

Fellow

June 2023

 

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Ryan Bubb is the Robert B. McKay Professor of Law at the NYU School of Law. His research focuses on law and economics, corporate law, financial institutions, and regulatory policy.

 

 

Mike Burkart

Fellow

November 2023

 

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Mike Burkart is a Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics. His research interests lie in the area of Corporate Governance and Financial Contracting.

 

 

Anna Christie

Fellow

December 2021 / January / July 2022

 

Website

Anna Christie is Assistant Professor of Banking, Corporate and Financial Law at the University of Edinburgh Law School and a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Centre for Business Research. She has broad research interests in comparative corporate governance and law and finance, with a particular focus on sustainability and climate change, ESG investing and shareholder activism.

 

 

Peter Conti-Brown

Fellow

November 2021 / June 2022

 

Website

Peter Conti-Brown is the Class of 1965 Associate Professor of Financial Regulation, and an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He studies central banking, financial regulation, and public finance, with a particular focus on the history and policies of the U.S. Federal Reserve System.


Francesco D'Acunto

Fellow

July - August 2021

Website

Francesco D'Acunto is Assistant Professor of Finance at Boston College, Carroll School of Management. His research interests focus on the topics Beliefs and Financial Decision-Making, Cultural Finance and FinTech/Entrepreneurship.

 

 

Jihad Dagher

Fellow

February - June 2022

 

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Jihad Dagher is currently a Fellow at the Milken Institute. Previously he was a visiting scholar at USC Marshall School of Business and a senior economist at the IMF. His research interests are in the areas of political economy, finance, and financial regulation. 

 

 

Jens Dammann

Fellow

January 2020

 

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Jens C. Dammann is the Ben H. and Kitty King Powell Chair in Business and Commercial Law Professor at the University of Texas School of Law. His research interests include corporate law, law and economics, contracts, European Union law, and consumer protection law.

 

 

Marco Dell'Erba

Fellow

June - July 2023

 

Website

Marco Dell'Erba is Professor of Corporate & Financial Law at the University of Zurich, and Research Fellow at the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance at NYU Law. His research interests lie in the area of financial regulation and corporate governance, with a focus on technology and sustainability.

 

 

Jared Ellias

Fellow

December 2019 / February 2023

 

Website

Jared A. Ellias is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His research interests include corporate bankruptcy, corporate governance; empirical legal studies; financial markets; and commercial law.

 

 

Andreas Engert

Fellow

February - March 2023

 

Website

Andreas Engert is a professor of law at Freie Universität Berlin. He is a research member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and the co-founder of the Freie Universität Empirical Legal Research Center (FUELS). His research interests are in contract law, corporation law and financial markets regulation, all with a special emphasis on economic and empirical perspectives. He has written extensively on corporate finance law, contract law, investment fund regulation and law and social norms, among other topics.

 

 

Diane Fromage

Fellow

January - April 2021

 

Website

Diane Fromage is currently a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at Sciences Po Paris (Law School, IMPACTEBU Project). She was previously Assistant Professor of European Law at Maastricht University and at Utrecht University. Her research focuses on regional and national parliaments in the European Union, EMU and Banking Union, and in general on EU institutional matters and comparative constitutional law.

 

 

Matteo Gatti

Fellow

May / June / September / October 2023

 

Website

Matteo Gatti is Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School. His current research interests rotate around corporations as (self-appointed) social and economic reformers. In a work in progress currently called Corporate Governing, he expands the current literature on stakeholder capitalism by analyzing promises and risks associated with a corporation's advocating for certain pro-social public policy goals, as well as with adopting actual policies to govern its own constituencies.

 

 

Martin Gelter

Fellow

February - May 2023

 

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Martin Gelter is a Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. His research interests include Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Law and Economics, Law and Finance, Law and Accounting, Comparative Law, and Private Law.

 

 

Nizan Geslevich Packin

Fellow

December 2022

 

Website

Nizan Geslevich Packin is a Professor of Law at Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York. She researches and writes about FinTech, Ethical Implications of Digital Technologies, Business Law, Consumer Protection Law, Privacy and Information Law, including cybersecurity.

 

 

Sampreet Singh Goraya

Fellow

October 2023

 

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Sampreet Singh Goraya is an Assistant Professor (on Leave) in the Department of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. He is visiting Princeton University during the 2023-2024 academic year. His research focuses on macroeconomics and development economics with a special emphasis on firm dynamics, entrepreneurship, misallocation, intangible capital, and climate change.

 

 

Alperen Gözlügöl

Fellow

September - October 2021

 

Website

Alperen A. Gözlügöl is a postdoctoral researcher in the field of law & finance. His research interests include comparative corporate law & governance, capital markets law and financial regulation. He is currently working on the intersection of (business) law, sustainability and climate change.

 

 

Tarek Hassan

Fellow

March / July / November 2019

 

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Tarek A. Hassan is Associate Professor of Economics at Boston University. His research interests are in the area of asset pricing, international/macro finance and economic growth.

 

 

Nicolas Jabko

Fellow

July - December 2021

 

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Nicolas Jabko is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include neoliberalism, sovereignty, crisis politics, and constructivist and pragmatist approaches in political science.

 

 

Kobi Kastiel

Fellow

July 2022

 

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Kobi Kastiel is a tenured, Associate Professor at Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance, and as a Lecturer of Law at Harvard Law School. Kastiel teaches and researches in the fields of corporate law, corporate governance, comparative corporate law, financial and securities regulation, with a particular focus on public companies with controlling shareholders, and shareholder activism.

 

 

Elisabeth Kempf

Fellow

December 2023

 

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Elisabeth Kempf is the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Finance Unit of Harvard Business School. Her research interests lie at the intersection of political economy and empirical corporate finance.

 

 

Thomas Keusch

Fellow

September - December 2019

 

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Thomas Keusch is Assistant Professor of Accounting and Control at INSEAD. His research interests include corporate governance, shareholder activism, and risk management.

 

 

Michael Klausner

Fellow

September 2022

 

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Michael Klausner is the Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. His expertise includes Banking & Financial Institutions, Business & Corporate Law, Capital Markets, Contract Design, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities Regulation.

 

 

Christian Leuz

Fellow

August / November 2019 - February 2020 
July - August 2021 / September 2022 
July - August / December 2023

 

Website

Christian Leuz is the Charles F. Pohl Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting and Finance at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. He studies the role of disclosure and transparency in capital markets and other settings, including sustainability and ESG; the economic effects of regulation; international accounting; corporate governance and finance.

 

 

Stefano Lombardo

Fellow

April - July 2022

 

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Stefano Lombardo is Associate Professor of Economic Law at the Faculty of Economics and Management of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. His research interests are in (economic analysis of) company law and securities regulation, corporate governance, law and finance, and banking law.

 

 

David Martinez-Miera

Fellow

September / October / December 2019

 

Website

David Martinez-Miera is Associate Professor of Finance at the Business Department of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. His research interests are in the area of banking, macro-finance, corporate finance, microfinance.

 

 

Edoardo Martino

Fellow

May - June 2023

 

Website

Edoardo D. Martino is Assistant Professor of Law (tenure track) at the Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics (ACLE), University of Amsterdam (UvA). Edoardo is also a Research Associate at the European Banking Institute (EBI). His research focuses on corporate governance, financial regulation and fintech.

 

 

Konstantin Milbradt

Fellow

November 2019 / March 2020
August / November 2021

 

Website

Konstantin W. Milbradt is Associate Professor of Finance at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. His research interests are in financial economics, specifically in how financial frictions affect asset prices and corporate decisions.

 

 

Curtis Milhaupt

Fellow

October - November 2019

 

Website

Curtis J. Milhaupt is International Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. His research and teaching interests include comparative corporate governance, the legal systems of East Asia (particularly Japan), and state capitalism.

 

 

Edward Morrison

Fellow

February 2023

 

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Edward R. Morrison is the Charles Evans Gerber Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. His research interests are in the areas of in corporate finance and restructuring, household finance and consumer bankruptcy, and contract law.

 

 

Karsten Müller

Fellow

April - July 2022

 

Website

Karsten Müller is an Assistant Professor of Finance at NUS Business School. His research focuses on finance, macroeconomics, and political economy.

 

 

Andreas Neuhierl

Fellow

October - December 2020

 

Website

Andreas Neuhierl is Assistant Professor of Finance at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. His research interests are in the area of asset pricing, financial econometrics and machine learning, macroeconomics and commodity markets.

 

 

Moran Ofir

Fellow

December 2022 / July 2023

 

Website

Moran Ofir is an Associate Professor at the Harry Radzyner Law School, Reichman University (IDC Herzliya). She specializes in Corporate and Securities Law, Law and Finance, Empirical Legal Studies, Behavioral Finance, FinTech and financial decision making.

 

 

Enrico Perotti

Fellow

September - December 2019
November 2022

 

Website

Enrico Perotti is Professor of International Finance at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include banking, corporate finance and governance, political economy of finance, organization theory, legal and financial history.

 

 

Elizabeth Pollman

Fellow

June - July 2023

 

Website

Elizabeth Pollman is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. She teaches and writes in the areas of corporate law and governance, as well as startups, venture capital, and entrepreneurship.

 

 

Georg Ringe

Fellow

September 2021

 

Website

Wolf-Georg Ringe is Professor of Law and Finance and Director of the Institute of Law & Economics at the University of Hamburg. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law. His research focuses on questions of corporate law, capital markets, and financial regulation, from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective.

 

 

Adriana Robertson

Fellow

June - July 2023

 

Website

Adriana Z. Robertson is the Donald N. Pritzker Professor of Business Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Her research interests lie at the intersection of law and finance, including securities law, capital markets regulation, corporate finance, and business law.

 

 

Alessandro Romano

Fellow

September 2022

 

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Sandro Romano is an Assistant Professor of Corporate Law at Bocconi University. His current work focuses on the role of colors in policymaking.

 

 

Mathias Siems

Fellow

January 2020 / June 2022

 

Website

Mathias Siems is Professor of Private Law and Market Regulation at the Law Department of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. His research interests include corporate and securities law, comparative law, empirical legal studies, law and economics, European private law and private international law.

 

 

Shikhar Singla

Fellow

August 2022 - January 2023

 

Website

Shikhar Singla is a researcher in Finance from London Business School. His research interests include regulation, competition, artificial intelligence, political economy, and law & finance.

 

 

Holger Spamann

Fellow

January 2019

 

Website

Holger Spamann is the Lawrence R. Grove Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and finance. His research focuses on law and economics of corporate governance and financial markets, judicial behavior, and comparative law.

 

 

Jörg Stahl

Fellow

March - August 2019

 

Website

Jörg Stahl is Assistant Professor at the Católica Lisbon School of Bussiness & Economics. His research interests are in the area of corporate finance with a particular focus on the interaction of the corporate field and the political environment.

 

 

Sascha Steffen

Fellow

July - August 2020

 

Website

Sascha Steffen is Professor of Finance at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. His research is in the area of banking, corporate finance and financial intermediation.

 

 

Oren Sussman

Fellow

May / September 2022 
March - August 2023

 

Website

Oren Sussman is a Reader in Finance at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. His research focuses on financial crisis, financial constraints and the business cycle, economic analysis of insolvency law, cross-border insolvency, sovereign debt and exchange-rate volatility. Much of this work combines insights from macroeconomics, law, finance and economics.

 

 

Matthias Thiemann

Fellow

May - October 2019

 

Website

Matthias Thiemann is Assistant Professor for European Public Policy at the Sciences Po Centre des Etudes Européennes. His research focuses on political economy with a particular focus on financial regulation and post-crisis regulatory changes.

 

 

Stefan Thomas

Fellow

September 2021 - Februar 2023

 

Website

Stefan Thomas is Professor of Law at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, where he teaches private law, business law, competition and insurance law. He is specialized in European and German antitrust law. He explores the relationship between the democratic social order and the effects of competitive markets.

 

 

Anna Tzanaki

Fellow

March - April 2023

 

Website

Anna Tzanaki is an Associate Professor (docent) at Lund University’s Faculty of Law (Sweden), Affiliate Fellow at the Stigler Center at Chicago Booth Business School (USA), and Senior Research Fellow at the UCL Centre of Law, Economics & Society (UK). Her research focuses on competition law and policy, corporate governance, finance, law & economics, EU and comparative law.

 

 

Vikrant Vig

Fellow

November 2019 - January 2020

 

Website

Vikrant Vig is Professor of Finance at London Business School, where he teaches Investments and Financial Economics to Master and Ph.D. students. His Research interests are in the area of corporate finance, law and finance, banking, and organizational economics.

 

 

Tom Vos

Fellow

June 2023

 

Website

Tom Vos is a visiting professor at the Jean-Pierre Blumberg Chair at the University of Antwerp. His research interests are shareholder protection, corporate governance, (empirical) corporate finance, mergers and acquisition, financial regulation, law and economics, negotiation and mediation.

 

 

Paul Wachtel

Fellow

May 2019

 

Website

 

Paul A. Wachtel is Professor of Economics and the Academic Director of the B.S. in Business and Political Economy Program, at New York University Stern School of Business. He teaches courses in monetary policy, banking and central banking, and global macroeconomics.

 

 

Alexander Wagner

Fellow

August - September 2019

 

Website

Alexander F. Wagner is Associate Professor of Finance at University of Zurich and the Swiss Finance Institute. His research focuses on corporate finance and governance, behavioral finance, communication, experimental economics, political economy and regulation.

 

 

Michael Weber

Fellow

October - December 2020
March - August 2021

 

Website

Michael Weber is Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago‘s Booth School of Business. His research interests include asset pricing, macroeconomics, international finance, household finance, and law & finance.

 

 

Cornelia Woll

Fellow

January - February 2020

 

Website

Cornelia Woll is Professor of Political Sciences at Sciences Po and co-directs the Max Planck Sciences Po Center. Her research is in international political economy, in particular business-government relations and financial regulation.

 

 

Luofu Ye

Fellow

May 2021 - June 2022

 

Website

Luofu Ye is a young researcher in Finance from London Business School.
Her research interests are empirical corporate finance, innovation, and labor. In particular, she is interested in firms, talent, their role in innovation process, and how government policy can reduce the frictions to encourage knowledge spillover and innovation.

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