Lucian Arye Bebchuk is the William J. Friedman and Alicia Townsend
Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance at Harvard Law
School. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and
Sciences, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic
Research, and a frequent visitor to Tel Aviv University.
Trained in both law and economics, Bebchuk holds a B.A. in Mathematics
and Economics from the University of Haifa, an LL.B. from the
University of Tel-Aviv, an M.A. and Ph.D in Economics from the
Harvard Economics Department, and an LL.M. and S.J.D. From Harvard
Law School. Following a three-year fellowship at the Harvard Society
of Fellows, he joined the Harvard Law School faculty in 1986 as
an assistant professor, becoming a full professor in 1988 and
the Friedman Professor of Law, Economics and Finance in 1998.
Bebchuk has written extensively on a broad range of subjects in
the areas of law and economics, and law and finance. He has done
extensive work on the regulation of corporations and capital markets
- especially on corporate acquisitions, corporate reorganisation,
corporate governance, contractual freedom and regulatory competition
in corporate law, and the relationship between law and corporate
structure. He has also done work on the economics of contracts,
property, and litigation and settlement.
Most of his work can be downloaded from the published papers
and working papers areas of his Harvard Law School homepage.