Lucian A. Bebchuk

James Barr Ames Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance and Director of the Program on Corporate Governance, Harvard Law School


Lucian A. Bebchuk


Ph.D. and M.A., economics, Harvard University; LL.M., and S.J.D., Harvard Law School; LL.B., University of Tel Aviv

Summary of Experience

Professor Bebchuk's main areas of research are corporate governance, law and finance, and law and economics. He has written more than 70 academic articles on a wide range of issues in these areas. His recent writings include Pay without Performance: the Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation (Harvard University Press, 2004, coauthored with Jesse Fried); "The Case for Increasing Shareholder Power" (Harvard Law Review, 2005); and "The Costs of Entrenched Boards" (Journal of Financial Economics, 2005, coauthored with Alma Cohen). His writing has been published in leading law journals, including the Harvard Law Review and the Yale Law Journal; leading finance journals, including the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics; and leading economics journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Rand Journal of Economics. His op-ed pieces have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the Financial Times. A Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and an Inaugural Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute, he was selected in 2005 for Treasury & Risk Management's list of "100 Most Influential People in Finance."

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