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Accounting harmonisation
Luzi Hail, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Accounting transparency
Christian Leuz, The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, USA

Applied econometrics
Vicente Cuñat, Department of Finance, London School of Economics, UK

Applied econometrics and macroeconomics
Tullio Jappelli, Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Salerno, Italy

Applied microeconomic theory
Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD, France

Applied microeconomics
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

Applied theory
Vicente Cuñat, Department of Finance, London School of Economics, UK

Arbitrage and liquidity
Antonio Mello, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business , USA

Artificial agent economies
Thomas Noe, Saïd Business School Oxford, UK

Asset management
Augustin Landier, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Asset Management
Pedro Matos, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA

Asset pricing
Franklin Allen, Imperial College Business School, Brevan Howard Centre, USA
Xavier Gabaix, Harvard University, Economics Department, USA

Asset pricing with a focus on the effects of liquidity risk
Viral Acharya, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Auction theory
Ulf Axelson, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Auctions
Kristian Rydqvist, Binghamton University School of Management, USA

Bank regulation
Alan Morrison, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK

Bank regulation and deposit insurance
Douglas Diamond, Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, USA

Banking
Denis Gromb, INSEAD, France
Roman Inderst, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Tullio Jappelli, Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Salerno, Italy

Banking and business law
Klaus Hopt, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

Banking and corporate finance
Marco Pagano, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy

Banking and financial economics
Xavier Vives, IESE Business School, University of Navarra , Spain

Banking and financial services
Gérard Hertig, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Banking and securities regulation
Alessio Pacces, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Banking law
Peter Muelbert, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

Banking theory
Xavier Freixas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Banking theory and regulation
Rafael Repullo, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain
Javier Suarez, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain

Bankruptcy
Stefano Rossi, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA
David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania - School of Law, USA

Bankruptcy and financial distress
Julian Franks, London Business School, UK

Bankruptcy governance
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK

Bankruptcy, short sales, insider trading and merger laws
Arturo Bris, IMD, Switzerland

Banks, finance and insurance
Jean-Charles Rochet, Institut für Banking und Finance, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Behaviour and performance of family firms
Yupana Wiwattanakantang, Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Behavioural corporate finance
Alexander Ljungqvist, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Behavioural economics
Augustin Landier, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Behavioural finance
Alex Edmans, London Business School, UK
David Thesmar, MIT Sloan,

Behavourial economics
Xavier Gabaix, Harvard University, Economics Department, USA

Business and corporate law
Ronald Gilson, Stanford Law School, USA

Business groups
Woochan Kim, Korea University Business School, Korea
Yupana Wiwattanakantang, Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Business history
Randall Morck, School of Business, University of Alberta, Canada

Business law
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, USA
Peter Muelbert, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

Business law and regulation
Guido Ferrarini, University of Genoa, Italy

Business transactions
Christoph Van Der Elst, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Capital allocation
Stewart Myers, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

Capital budgeting decisions in firms
Antoinette Schoar, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

Capital flows in the venture capital industry
Antoinette Schoar, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

Capital market imperfections
Rui Albuquerque, Boston College, Carroll School of Management, USA

Capital market law
Stefano Lombardo, Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Peter Muelbert, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

Capital markets
Espen Eckbo, Center for Corporate Governance, Dartmouth College, USA
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany

Capital structure choice
Josef Zechner, Department of Business Administration, University of Vienna, Austria

CEO and CLO turnover
John Coates, Harvard Law School , USA

Chinese economy
Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University, China

Class actions
John Coffee, Columbia Law School, USA

Commercial law
Hideki Kanda, , Japan
Hanno Merkt, Instituts für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, University of Freiburg, Germany
Niamh Moloney, Law Department, London School of Economics, UK

Commercial law including accounting law, economic analysis of the law and comparative law
Holger Fleischer, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

Company law
John Armour, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, UK
Magda Bianco, Banca d'Italia, Italy
Brian Cheffins, Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, UK
Pierre-Henri Conac, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Paul Davies, Centre for Commercial Law, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, UK
Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge, UK
Stefano Lombardo, Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Marco Ventoruzzo, Paolo Baffi Center on Financial Regulation, Bocconi University Law Department , Italy

Comparative company law
Pierre-Henri Conac, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, USA

Comparative corporate governance
Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School, Australia
Amir Licht, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel

Comparative corporate governance
Curtis J. Milhaupt, Columbia Law School, USA

Comparative corporate law
Jonathan Rickford, London School of Economics, UK
Marco Ventoruzzo, Paolo Baffi Center on Financial Regulation, Bocconi University Law Department , Italy

Comparative financial systems
Yishay Yafeh, School of Business Administration, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Comparative law
Harald Baum, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany
Hanno Merkt, Instituts für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, University of Freiburg, Germany

Compensation policies
Claudio Loderer, Institut für Finanzmanagement, Universität Bern, Switzerland

Competition policy
Roman Inderst, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Conflicts
Hanno Merkt, Instituts für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, University of Freiburg, Germany

Contagion and the lender of last resort
Xavier Freixas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Contemporary corporate law scholarship reading group
Jeffrey Gordon, Columbia Law School, USA

Contract law
Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge, UK

Contract theory
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA
Giacinta Cestone, Cass Business School, UK
Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Christian Laux, Vienna University of Economics and Business , Austria
Fausto Panunzi, Istituto di Economia Politica & IGIER, Università Bocconi, Italy
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany

Contracting and incentives

Contracts
Alessio Pacces, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Coordination, control and the management of organisations
Michael Jensen, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, USA

Corporate acquisitions
Bernard Black, Northwestern University Law School and Kellogg School of Management Law School, USA

Corporate and public governance
Alexander Wagner, Swiss Finance Institute – University of Zurich, Switzerland

Corporate and securities law
Bernard Black, Northwestern University Law School and Kellogg School of Management Law School, USA
Merritt Fox, Columbia Law School, USA
Ehud Kamar, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Israel

Corporate and securities litigation
Randall Thomas, Vanderbilt University Law School and Owen School of Management, USA

Corporate bankruptcy
Jesse Fried, Harvard Law School, USA

Corporate bankruptcy
Karin Thorburn, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), Norway

Corporate bankruptcy and reorganisation
Mark Roe, Harvard Law School, USA

Corporate bonds
Marcel Kahan, New York University School of Law, USA

Corporate control
Henri Servaes, London Business School, UK
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Corporate crime
Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School, Australia

Corporate disclosures
Christian Leuz, The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, USA

Corporate finance
Viral Acharya, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Renee Adams, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Australia
Franklin Allen, Imperial College Business School, Brevan Howard Centre, USA
John Armour, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, UK
Ulf Axelson, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD, France
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA
Giacinta Cestone, Cass Business School, UK
Vicente Cuñat, Department of Finance, London School of Economics, UK
François Degeorge, Swiss Finance Institute, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Espen Eckbo, Center for Corporate Governance, Dartmouth College, USA
Miguel Ferreira, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal
Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Denis Gromb, INSEAD, France
Oliver Hart, Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA
Peter Högfeldt, Department of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Roman Inderst, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Marcel Kahan, New York University School of Law, USA
Steven Kaplan, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA
Luc Laeven, European Central Bank, Germany
Christian Laux, Vienna University of Economics and Business , Austria
Samuel Lee, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Claudio Loderer, Institut für Finanzmanagement, Universität Bern, Switzerland
Ronald Masulis, School of Banking and Finance, Australian School of Business, Australia
Colin Mayer, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK
Joseph McCahery, Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Tilburg Law and Economics Center, The Netherlands
Randall Morck, School of Business, University of Alberta, Canada
Alan Morrison, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK
Stewart Myers, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA
Giovanna Nicodano, Università di Torino, Italy
Thomas Noe, Saïd Business School Oxford, UK
Fausto Panunzi, Istituto di Economia Politica & IGIER, Università Bocconi, Italy
Luc Renneboog, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Rafael Repullo, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain
Mark Roe, Harvard Law School, USA
Ailsa Roell, Columbia University, USA
Henri Servaes, London Business School, UK
Per Strömberg, Institute for Financial Research (SIFR), Sweden
Javier Suarez, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain
Anjan Thakor, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis , USA
David Thesmar, MIT Sloan,
Theo Vermaelen, INSEAD, France
Belen Villalonga, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany
Alexander Wagner, Swiss Finance Institute – University of Zurich, Switzerland
Yupana Wiwattanakantang, Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Corporate finance and banking
Jan Pieter Krahnen, Center for Financial Studies (CFS), Germany

Corporate finance and financial institutions
Alex Stomper, University of Vienna, Austria

Corporate finance and governance
Augustin Landier, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Corporate finance and international institutions
Josef Zechner, Department of Business Administration, University of Vienna, Austria

Corporate finance law
Eilis Ferran, University of Cambridge Law Faculty and Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL), UK

Corporate finance theory
Ernst Maug, University of Mannheim, Germany

Corporate financial strategy and hedging
Antonio Mello, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business , USA

Corporate governance
Renee Adams, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Australia
Rui Albuquerque, Boston College, Carroll School of Management, USA
Ulf Axelson, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Theodor Baums, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Marco Becht, Solvay Brussels School for Economics and Management, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD, France
Magda Bianco, Banca d'Italia, Italy
Margaret Blair, Vanderbilt University Law School, USA
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA
Mike Burkart, London School of Economics and Political Science, Sweden
Giacinta Cestone, Cass Business School, UK
Brian Cheffins, Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, UK
Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics, UK
Abe de Jong, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Espen Eckbo, Center for Corporate Governance, Dartmouth College, USA
Alex Edmans, London Business School, UK
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK
Luca Enriques, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford , UK
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
Miguel Ferreira, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal
Allen Ferrell, Harvard Law School, USA
Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania Law School, USA
Jesse Fried, Harvard Law School, USA
Martin Gelter, Fordham University School of Law, USA
Klaus Gugler, University of Vienna, Austria
María Gutiérrez Urtiaga, Department of Business and Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Gérard Hertig, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School, Australia
Hasung Jang, Korea University Business School, Korea
Marcel Kahan, New York University School of Law, USA
Ehud Kamar, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Israel
Steven Kaplan, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, USA
Alexander Ljungqvist, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Claudio Loderer, Institut für Finanzmanagement, Universität Bern, Switzerland
Stefano Lombardo, Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Ronald Masulis, School of Banking and Finance, Australian School of Business, Australia
Pedro Matos, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA
Ernst Maug, University of Mannheim, Germany
Colin Mayer, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK
Alan Morrison, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK
Alessio Pacces, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Urs Peyer, INSEAD, France
Luc Renneboog, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Ailsa Roell, Columbia University, USA
Roberta Romano, Yale Law School, USA
Stefano Rossi, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA
Per Strömberg, Institute for Financial Research (SIFR), Sweden
David Thesmar, MIT Sloan,
Karin Thorburn, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), Norway
Christoph Van Der Elst, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Belen Villalonga, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Paolo Volpin, Institute of Finance and Accounting, London Business School, UK
Yupana Wiwattanakantang, Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Josef Zechner, Department of Business Administration, University of Vienna, Austria
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Corporate governance and corporate control
Marc Goergen, Cardiff Business School, UK

Corporate governance and financing
Christian Leuz, The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, USA

Corporate governance, law and finance
Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard Law School, USA

Corporate insolvency
John Armour, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, UK

Corporate investment models
Marc Goergen, Cardiff Business School, UK

Corporate law
Luca Enriques, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford , UK
Guido Ferrarini, University of Genoa, Italy
Martin Gelter, Fordham University School of Law, USA
Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School, Australia
Joseph McCahery, Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Tilburg Law and Economics Center, The Netherlands
Mark Roe, Harvard Law School, USA
Roberta Romano, Yale Law School, USA
David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania - School of Law, USA

Corporate ownership structure
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Corporate restructuring
Hasung Jang, Korea University Business School, Korea
Karin Thorburn, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), Norway

Corporate social responsibility
Luc Renneboog, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Corporate strategy
Belen Villalonga, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Corporate takeovers
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, USA

Corporate taxation
Colin Mayer, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK

Corporate theory
Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School, Australia
Fausto Panunzi, Istituto di Economia Politica & IGIER, Università Bocconi, Italy

Corporate voting
Randall Thomas, Vanderbilt University Law School and Owen School of Management, USA

Corporations
John Coffee, Columbia Law School, USA
Jeffrey Gordon, Columbia Law School, USA
Hanno Merkt, Instituts für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, University of Freiburg, Germany

Cost of capital
Luzi Hail, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Tim Jenkinson, Saïd Business School, Oxford University, UK

Costs of bankruptcy and financial distress
Per Strömberg, Institute for Financial Research (SIFR), Sweden

Credit risk and valuation of corporate debt
Viral Acharya, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Criminal law
John Coffee, Columbia Law School, USA

Cross-border restructuring of corporations in the EU
Jonathan Rickford, London School of Economics, UK

Culture and economics
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Death spirals
Theo Vermaelen, INSEAD, France

Debt finance
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK

Debt maturity structure and the role of short-term debt
Douglas Diamond, Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, USA

Debt relief and sovereign bankruptcy
David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania - School of Law, USA

Development economics
Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Disclosure regulation
Christian Leuz, The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, USA

Dispute resolution (Systems)
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK

Diversification
Belen Villalonga, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Dividend policy
Marc Goergen, Cardiff Business School, UK

Dynamic capital structure
Christopher Hennessy, London Business School, UK

Economic analysis of law
Alessio Pacces, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Economic and financial history
Yishay Yafeh, School of Business Administration, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Economic development and applied theory
Nicola Gennaioli, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and IGIER Bocconi, Spain

Economic growth
Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago, USA

Economic theory
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA
Oliver Hart, Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA

Economics of asymmetric information
Anjan Thakor, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis , USA

Economics of bankruptcy
Magda Bianco, Banca d'Italia, Italy

Economics of civil justice
Magda Bianco, Banca d'Italia, Italy

Economics of development/transition
Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University, China

Economics of information
Franklin Allen, Imperial College Business School, Brevan Howard Centre, USA

Economics of organisations
Renee Adams, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Australia
Denis Gromb, INSEAD, France
David Thesmar, MIT Sloan,

Economics of organization and incentives
Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University, China

Economics of transition and development
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA

Empirical and theoretical corporate finance
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

Empirical corporate finance
Abe de Jong, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Urs Peyer, INSEAD, France

Enterprises
Christoph Van Der Elst, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Entrepreneurial finance
Steven Kaplan, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA
Alexander Ljungqvist, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Per Strömberg, Institute for Financial Research (SIFR), Sweden

Environmental economics
Karin Thorburn, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), Norway

Ethical investing
Luc Renneboog, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

EU company law
Luca Enriques, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford , UK
Jonathan Rickford, London School of Economics, UK

EU law
Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge, UK

European business law
Joseph McCahery, Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Tilburg Law and Economics Center, The Netherlands

European community Law
Niamh Moloney, Law Department, London School of Economics, UK

European integration
Gérard Hertig, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Excessive leverage in financial markets
Margaret Blair, Vanderbilt University Law School, USA

Executive compensation
Alex Edmans, London Business School, UK
Jesse Fried, Harvard Law School, USA
Xavier Gabaix, Harvard University, Economics Department, USA
Urs Peyer, INSEAD, France
Randall Thomas, Vanderbilt University Law School and Owen School of Management, USA

Executive remuneration
Guido Ferrarini, University of Genoa, Italy
Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School, Australia
Niamh Moloney, Law Department, London School of Economics, UK

Family business
Belen Villalonga, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Family firms
Andrew Ellul , Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA

Family ownership
Julian Franks, London Business School, UK

Federal budget policy
Howell Jackson, Harvard Law School, USA

Federal courts
Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania Law School, USA

Finance
Allen Ferrell, Harvard Law School, USA
Eitan Goldman, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA
Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, France

Financial contracting
Mike Burkart, London School of Economics and Political Science, Sweden

Financial contracts
Javier Suarez, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain

Financial development: causes and effects
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Financial disclosure and capital markets
Luzi Hail, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Financial innovation
Guillaume Plantin, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Financial innovation and security interests design
Ulf Axelson, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Financial institutions
Guillaume Plantin, Toulouse School of Economics, France
Henri Servaes, London Business School, UK
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany

Financial intermediation
Ulf Axelson, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Luc Laeven, European Central Bank, Germany
Alexander Ljungqvist, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Anjan Thakor, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis , USA

Financial intermediation and banking
Yishay Yafeh, School of Business Administration, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Financial law
Hideki Kanda, , Japan

Financial markets
Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics, UK
Samuel Lee, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Financial markets law
Guido Ferrarini, University of Genoa, Italy

Financial regulation
Pierre-Henri Conac, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Eilis Ferran, University of Cambridge Law Faculty and Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL), UK
Josef Zechner, Department of Business Administration, University of Vienna, Austria

Financial security design
Thomas Noe, Saïd Business School Oxford, UK

Financial services regulation
Niamh Moloney, Law Department, London School of Economics, UK

Financial stability
Guillaume Plantin, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Financing constraints, investments and growth
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Financing decisions
Stewart Myers, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

Financing of innovative companies
Marco Da Rin, Tilburg University , The Netherlands

Firm diversification
Urs Peyer, INSEAD, France

Foreign direct investment and multinational firm enterprises
Bernard Yeung, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Foundations of the regulatory state
Jeffrey Gordon, Columbia Law School, USA

Game theory
Thomas Noe, Saïd Business School Oxford, UK
Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, France
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany

General company law
Eilis Ferran, University of Cambridge Law Faculty and Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL), UK

General economic thoery
Martin Hellwig, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Germany

German and European capital markets
Klaus Hopt, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

German and European commercial and economic Law
Harald Baum, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

German and European company law and securities regulation
Holger Fleischer, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

German and European corporate law
Theodor Baums, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Peter Muelbert, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

German and European corporate markets
Klaus Hopt, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

Global governance
Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School, USA

Globalisation in comparative perspective
Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School, USA

Governance
Samuel Lee, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Governance of financial institutions
Renee Adams, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Australia

Hedge funds
Marcel Kahan, New York University School of Law, USA

Human capital issues across corporate governance systems
Marc Goergen, Cardiff Business School, UK

Impact of cross border business activities on social economic development
Bernard Yeung, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Impact of taxation on corporate financing decisions
Tim Jenkinson, Saïd Business School, Oxford University, UK

Impact of top managers on corporate strategy
Antoinette Schoar, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

Incomplete capital markets
Giovanna Nicodano, Università di Torino, Italy

Industrial economics
Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Klaus Gugler, University of Vienna, Austria
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany

Industrial organisation
Giacinta Cestone, Cass Business School, UK
Vicente Cuñat, Department of Finance, London School of Economics, UK
Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Jean-Charles Rochet, Institut für Banking und Finance, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, France

Industrial organisation and antritrust
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA

Industrial organisation and regulation
Xavier Vives, IESE Business School, University of Navarra , Spain

Industrial organisation of financial markets
Ulf Axelson, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Information economics
Christopher Hennessy, London Business School, UK
Roman Inderst, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Information in financial markets
Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Initial public offerings (IPOs)
Marc Goergen, Cardiff Business School, UK
Tim Jenkinson, Saïd Business School, Oxford University, UK
Alexander Ljungqvist, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Theo Vermaelen, INSEAD, France
Josef Zechner, Department of Business Administration, University of Vienna, Austria

Insider trading
Marc Goergen, Cardiff Business School, UK

Insolvency
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK
Eilis Ferran, University of Cambridge Law Faculty and Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL), UK

Institutional investors
Andrew Ellul , Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA

Institutional investors and shareholder activism
Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics, UK

Institutions, firm behaviour and economics performance
Bernard Yeung, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Insurance
Christian Laux, Vienna University of Economics and Business , Austria
Guillaume Plantin, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Interaction of corporate finance with investment and commercial banking
Paolo Fulghieri, University of North Carolina, USA

Intergenerational transfers
Tullio Jappelli, Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Salerno, Italy

Internal capital markets
Urs Peyer, INSEAD, France

International accounting
Luzi Hail, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Christian Leuz, The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, USA

International capital markets
Woochan Kim, Korea University Business School, Korea

International corporate finance
Paolo Volpin, Institute of Finance and Accounting, London Business School, UK
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

International corporate governance
Bernard Black, Northwestern University Law School and Kellogg School of Management Law School, USA

International finance
Viral Acharya, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Miguel Ferreira, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal
Merritt Fox, Columbia Law School, USA
Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Howell Jackson, Harvard Law School, USA
Luc Laeven, European Central Bank, Germany
Ronald Masulis, School of Banking and Finance, Australian School of Business, Australia
Pedro Matos, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA
Ailsa Roell, Columbia University, USA
Stefano Rossi, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA

International finance and economics
Rui Albuquerque, Boston College, Carroll School of Management, USA

International financial regulation
Arturo Bris, IMD, Switzerland

International mergers and acquisitions
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France

International securities and banking regulation
Joseph McCahery, Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Tilburg Law and Economics Center, The Netherlands

International securities regulation
Amir Licht, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel

International studies of capital market functionality
Bernard Yeung, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Investment banking
Espen Eckbo, Center for Corporate Governance, Dartmouth College, USA
Alexander Ljungqvist, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Ronald Masulis, School of Banking and Finance, Australian School of Business, Australia

Investments
Pedro Matos, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA
Henri Servaes, London Business School, UK

Japanese and other Asian legal systems
Curtis J. Milhaupt, Columbia Law School, USA

Japanese economy and the economies of East Asia
Yishay Yafeh, School of Business Administration, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Japanese law
Harald Baum, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

Labour and finance
Marco Pagano, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy

Labour and personnel economics
Vicente Cuñat, Department of Finance, London School of Economics, UK

Labour law
Paul Davies, Centre for Commercial Law, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, UK
Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge, UK

Large shareholders
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Law and accounting
Martin Gelter, Fordham University School of Law, USA

Law and economic development
Curtis J. Milhaupt, Columbia Law School, USA

Law and economics
Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard Law School, USA
Brian Cheffins, Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, UK
Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge, UK
Merritt Fox, Columbia Law School, USA
Martin Gelter, Fordham University School of Law, USA
Nicola Gennaioli, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and IGIER Bocconi, Spain
María Gutiérrez Urtiaga, Department of Business and Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Oliver Hart, Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA
Hideki Kanda, , Japan
Luc Renneboog, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Roberta Romano, Yale Law School, USA
Christoph Van Der Elst, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Law and finance
Marco Becht, Solvay Brussels School for Economics and Management, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Bernard Black, Northwestern University Law School and Kellogg School of Management Law School, USA
Luzi Hail, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Peter Högfeldt, Department of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Stefano Lombardo, Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Stefano Rossi, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA
Alex Stomper, University of Vienna, Austria
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany

Law and poetry
David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania - School of Law, USA

Law and religion
David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania - School of Law, USA

Law of corporate finance
Theodor Baums, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Law, finance and regulation
Alexander Wagner, Swiss Finance Institute – University of Zurich, Switzerland

Lawyering across multiple legal orders
Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School, USA

Legal persons law
Christoph Van Der Elst, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Legal structure of business organisations
Margaret Blair, Vanderbilt University Law School, USA

Leveraged buyouts
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Limited arbitrage
Denis Gromb, INSEAD, France

Limited liability
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, USA

Liquidity
Guillaume Plantin, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Liquidity constraints
Tullio Jappelli, Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Salerno, Italy

Long-run performance evaluation for newly public companies
Paul Gompers, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, USA

Macro-finance
Luc Laeven, European Central Bank, Germany

Macroeconomics
Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, France

Macroeconomics and monetary theory
Martin Hellwig, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Germany

Macroeconomics origins and consequences of scaling behaviour
Xavier Gabaix, Harvard University, Economics Department, USA

Market microstructure
Andrew Ellul , Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA
Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Marco Pagano, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy

Mathematical economics
Oliver Hart, Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA

Media and financial market
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Mergers
Klaus Gugler, University of Vienna, Austria

Mergers and acquisitions
John Coates, Harvard Law School , USA
Espen Eckbo, Center for Corporate Governance, Dartmouth College, USA
Alex Edmans, London Business School, UK
Luca Enriques, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford , UK
Marc Goergen, Cardiff Business School, UK
Jeffrey Gordon, Columbia Law School, USA
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France
Marcel Kahan, New York University School of Law, USA
Ehud Kamar, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Israel
Steven Kaplan, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA
Luc Renneboog, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Monetary economics
Rafael Repullo, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain

Mutual funds
John Coates, Harvard Law School , USA

Organisation of the firm
Christian Laux, Vienna University of Economics and Business , Austria

Organisation theory
Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, France

Organisational change
Michael Jensen, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, USA

Organisational economics
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

Organisational ownership and structure
Henry Hansmann, Yale Law School, USA

Organisations
Augustin Landier, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Organisations, power and theory of the firm
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Ownership and control
Julian Franks, London Business School, UK

Ownership structures and governance
Andrew Ellul , Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA

Payment systems risk
Xavier Freixas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Personnel economics
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

Political economy
Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD, France
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA
Randall Morck, School of Business, University of Alberta, Canada
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany
Alexander Wagner, Swiss Finance Institute – University of Zurich, Switzerland

Political economy of corporate finance
Paolo Volpin, Institute of Finance and Accounting, London Business School, UK

Portfolio choice
Tullio Jappelli, Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Salerno, Italy
Giovanna Nicodano, Università di Torino, Italy

Portfolio management and performance evaluation
Espen Eckbo, Center for Corporate Governance, Dartmouth College, USA

Private equity
Ulf Axelson, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Marco Da Rin, Tilburg University , The Netherlands
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France
Tim Jenkinson, Saïd Business School, Oxford University, UK
Steven Kaplan, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA

Private equity funds
Paul Gompers, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, USA

Private international law and procedure
Harald Baum, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany

Private law
Hanno Merkt, Instituts für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, University of Freiburg, Germany

Property rights
Henry Hansmann, Yale Law School, USA

Proxy voting
Kristian Rydqvist, Binghamton University School of Management, USA

Psychology
Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, France

Public economics
Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University, China

Public policy
Marco Da Rin, Tilburg University , The Netherlands

Purchasing of legal services
John Coates, Harvard Law School , USA

Pyramidal ownership
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France

Rating and capital markets
Jan Pieter Krahnen, Center for Financial Studies (CFS), Germany

Regulation
Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, France

Regulation of banks and financial institutions
Viral Acharya, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Regulation of financial institutions
Allen Ferrell, Harvard Law School, USA
Colin Mayer, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK

Regulation of financial institutions and financial markets
Howell Jackson, Harvard Law School, USA

Regulation of financial investors
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK

Regulatory competition
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK

Research productivity
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, USA

Risk management
Christian Laux, Vienna University of Economics and Business , Austria
Claudio Loderer, Institut für Finanzmanagement, Universität Bern, Switzerland
Guillaume Plantin, Toulouse School of Economics, France
Josef Zechner, Department of Business Administration, University of Vienna, Austria

Role of corporations in globalisation
Margaret Blair, Vanderbilt University Law School, USA

Role of the EU in corporate lawmaking
Horst Eidenmüller, University of Oxford , UK

Saving
Tullio Jappelli, Center for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Salerno, Italy

Securities law
Hideki Kanda, , Japan

Securities regulation
John Coffee, Columbia Law School, USA
Pierre-Henri Conac, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Paul Davies, Centre for Commercial Law, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, UK
Luca Enriques, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford , UK
Allen Ferrell, Harvard Law School, USA
Ronald Gilson, Stanford Law School, USA
Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Hanno Merkt, Instituts für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, University of Freiburg, Germany
Niamh Moloney, Law Department, London School of Economics, UK
Marco Ventoruzzo, Paolo Baffi Center on Financial Regulation, Bocconi University Law Department , Italy

Securities regulation & litigation
Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania Law School, USA

Share repurchase
Theo Vermaelen, INSEAD, France

Share repurchases
Urs Peyer, INSEAD, France

Shareholder activism
Julian Franks, London Business School, UK
Woochan Kim, Korea University Business School, Korea
Randall Thomas, Vanderbilt University Law School and Owen School of Management, USA

Shareholder-derivative suits
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, USA

Social networks
Samuel Lee, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA

Social security reform
Howell Jackson, Harvard Law School, USA

Sources of financing, incentive design, and performance of private firms
Paul Gompers, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, USA

Sovereign debt
Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School, USA

Sovereign wealth funds
Woochan Kim, Korea University Business School, Korea

Structure and role of venture capital and private equity organisations
Josh Lerner, Harvard Business School, USA

Structured finance and financial stability
Jan Pieter Krahnen, Center for Financial Studies (CFS), Germany

Supply of liquidity

Systemic risk
Javier Suarez, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain

Takeovers
Karin Thorburn, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), Norway

Tax arbitrage
Kristian Rydqvist, Binghamton University School of Management, USA

Taxation
Christopher Hennessy, London Business School, UK

Technological innovations
Stefano Rossi, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA

The economics of art
Luc Renneboog, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

The economics of information
Xavier Vives, IESE Business School, University of Navarra , Spain

Theory of financial intermediaries, financial crises, and liquidity
Douglas Diamond, Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, USA

Theory of incentives and information
Rafael Repullo, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain

Theory of the firm
Oliver Hart, Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA
Christian Laux, Vienna University of Economics and Business , Austria
Alan Morrison, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK
Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University of Mannheim, Germany

Third-party enforcement strategies
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, USA

Tort law
Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge, UK

Torts
Alessio Pacces, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

US corporate law
Jennifer Hill, Sydney Law School, Australia

Valuation of convertible and callable debt
Christopher Hennessy, London Business School, UK

Value dimensions of social institutions
Amir Licht, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel

Venture capital
Marco Da Rin, Tilburg University , The Netherlands
Jesse Fried, Harvard Law School, USA
Ulrich Hege, Toulouse School of Economics, France
Ronald Masulis, School of Banking and Finance, Australian School of Business, Australia
Per Strömberg, Institute for Financial Research (SIFR), Sweden
Javier Suarez, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Spain

White-collar crime
John Coffee, Columbia Law School, USA
Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel