This page provides information about book publications of the ECGI Research Members.

    ECGI Fellows and Research Members can submit details of their books to for inclusion in this section.

    The following is intended as a non-exhaustive repository of new publications from the ECGI Research Members (in chronological order, newest first):

    The Economics of Financial Markets and Institutions: From First Principles

    By Oren Sussman (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2023, available here)

    Company Directors: Principles of Law and Corporate Governance, 2nd edition

    By Ian Ramsay (Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne). (LexisNexis. 2023, available here)

    The Problem of 12, When a Few Financial Institutions Control Everything

    By John Coates (Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School and ECGI). (Columbia Global Reports published 2023, available here)

    The Art and Practice of Corporate Governance

    By David Larcker (Stanford Graduate School of Business and ECGI) and Brian Tayan (Stanford Graduate School of Business). (Independently published 2023, available here)

    Research Handbook on Shareholder Inspection Rights - A Comparative Perspective

    By Randall S. Thomas (Owen Graduate School of Management and School of Law, Vanderbilt University and ECGI), Paolo Giudici (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano) and Umakanth Varottil, (National University of Singapore). (Edward Elgar 2023, available here)

    The European Corporation, Ownership and Control after 25 Years of Corporate Governance Reforms

    By Klaus Gugler (WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and ECGI) and Evgeni Peev (WU Vienna University of Economics and Business). (Cambridge University Press 2023, available here)

    Company Directors: Principles of Law and Corporate Governance, 2nd edition

    By Ian Ramsay (University of Melbourne and ECGI). (LexisNexis 2023, available here)

    Climate Finance

    By Nuno Fernandes (IESE Business School and ECGI). (NPV Publishing 2023, available here and learn more)

    Investment Management, Stewardship and Sustainability Transformation and Challenges in Law and Regulation

    Edited by Iris H-Y Chiu (University College London and ECGI) and Hans-Christoph Hirt (International Corporate Governance Network). (Hart Publishing 2023, available here)

    The Making of the Modern Company

    Edited by Susan Watson (University of Auckland and ECGI). (Bloomsbury Publishing 2022, available here)

    Global Shareholder Stewardship

    Edited by Dionysia Katelouzou (King's College London) and Dan W. Puchniak (National University of Singapore and ECGI). (Cambridge University Press 2022, available here)

    Direct: The Rise of the Middleman Economy and the Power of going to the Source

    Edited by Kathryn Judge (Columbia Law School and ECGI). (Harper Business 2022, available here)

    Missing the Target: Why Stock-Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem

    Edited by Mark J. Roe (Harvard Law School and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2022, available here)

    Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Andrew Metrick (Yale School of Management and ECGI) and Ayako Yasuda (University of California). (Wiley 2021, available here)

    Research Handbook on Corporate Purpose and Personhood

    Edited by Elizabeth Pollman (University of Pennsylvania Law School and ECGI), Robert B. Thompson (Georgetown University Law Center). ( Edward Elgar 2021, available here)

    Law by Algorithm

    Edited by Horst Eidenmüller (University of Oxford and ECGI), Gerhard Wagner (Humboldt University of Berlin). (Mohr Siebeck 2021 , available here)

    Business Law and the Transition to a Net Zero Economy

    Edited by Andreas Engert (Freie Universität Berlin and ECGI), Luca Enriques (University of Oxford and ECGI), Wolf-Georg Ringe (University of Hamburg, University of Oxford and ECGI), Umakanth Varottil (National University of Singapore and ECGI),  Thom Wetzer (University of Oxford). (Bloomsbury Publishing 2021, available here)

    Sustainable Finance in Europe, Corporate Governance, Financial Stability and Financial Markets

    Edited by Danny Busch (Radboud University and University of Oxford), Guido Ferrarini (University of Genoa and ECGI) and Seraina Grünewald (Radboud University). (Palgrave Macmillan 2021, available here)

    International Capital Markets: Law and Institutions Second Edition

    Edited by Cally Jordan (The Melbourne Law School and ECGI) and Jeffrey Golden (consultant editor). (Oxford University Press 2021, available here)

    Comparative Corporate Governance

    Edited by Afra Afsharipour (University of California, Davis, School of Law and ECGI) and Martin Gelter (Fordham University School of Law and ECGI). (Edward Elgar Publishing 2021, available here)

    Financial Stability amidst the Pandemic Crisis: On Top of the Wave

    Edited by Christos V. Gortsos (University of Athens, Law School) and Wolf-Georg Ringe (University of Hamburg and ECGI). (European Banking Institute 2021, available here)

    The Power of Creative Destruction, Economic Upheaval and the Wealth of Nations

    Edited by Philippe Aghion (London School of Economics and College de France and ECGI), Céline Antonin (OFCE and Collège de France) and Simon Bunel (INSEE and Banque de France). (Harvard University Press 2021 available here)

    The Cambridge International Handbook of Class Actions

    Edited by Brian T. Fitzpatrick (Vanderbilt University School of Law) and Randall S. Thomas (Vanderbilt University School of Law and ECGI), (Cambridge University Press 2021, available here)

    Corporate Crime and Punishment

    Edited by John C. Coffee, Jr. (Columbia Law School and ECGI). (Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2020, available here)

    Advances in Corporate Governance

    Edited by Helmut K. Anheier (Hertie School of Governance - Luskin School of Public Affairs - UCLA) and Theodor Baums (Goethe University Frankfurt and ECGI)
    (Oxford University Press 2020 available here)

    Pandemic Crisis and Financial Stability 

    Edited by Christos Gortsos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and Wolf-Georg Ringe (University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics; University of Oxford - Faculty of Law). (The European Banking Institute 2020, available here)

    Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit

    By Alex Edmans (London Business School and ECGI). (Cambridge University Press 2020, available here)

    The Green Swan: Central banking and financial stability in the age of climate change

    Edited by Patrick Bolton (Columbia Business School and ECGI), Morgan Després (Banque de France), Luiz Awazu Pereira de Silva (Bank for International Settlements), Frédéric Samama (Amundi) and Romain Svartzman (Banque de France). (Bank of International Settlements 2020, available here)

    The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law

    Edited by Evan J. Criddle (William & Mary Law School), Paul B. Miller ( University of Notre Dame) and Robert H. Sitkoff (Harvard University and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2019, available here)

    The Law and Finance of Related Party Transactions

    Edited by Luca Enriques (University of Oxford, Faculty of Law and ECGI) and Tobias H. Tröger (Goethe University Frankfurt, House of Finance and ECGI), (Cambridge University Press 2019, available here)

    The Value Killers: How Mergers and Acquisitions Cost Companies Billions—And How to Prevent It

    Edited by Nuno Fernandes (IESE Business School and ECGI). (Palgrave Macmillan 2019, available here)

    The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality

    Edited by Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School and ECGI). (Princeton University Press 2019, available here

    The Corporate Contract in Changing Times

    Edited by Steven Davidoff Solomon (University of California, Berkeley School of Law and ECGI) and Randall Thomas (Vanderbilt University Law School and Owen School of Management and ECGI). (The University of Chicago Press Books 2019, available here

    Global Securities Litigation and Enforcement

    Edited by Pierre-Henri Conac (University of Luxembourg and ECGI) and Martin Gelter (Fordham University and ECGI). (Cambridge University Press 2019, available here)

    Capital Market Union and Beyond

    Edited by by Franklin Allen (Imperial College Business School and ECGI), Ester Faia (Goethe University Frankfurt), Michael Haliassos (Goethe University Frankfurt) and Alain Pietrancosta (University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and ECGI) (The MIT Press 2019 available here)

    Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years After the Great Crash

    Edited by Douglas W. Arner (University of Hong Kong), Emilios Avgouleas (University of Edinburgh and ECGI), Danny Busch (Radboud University Nijmegen) and Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke University). (CIGI Press 2019, available here)

    Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation

    Edited by Sean Griffith (Fordham University and ECGI) Jessica Erickson (University of Richmond) David H. Webber (Boston University), (Edward Elgar 2018, available here)

    Prosperity: Better Business Makes the Greater Good

    Edited by Colin Mayer (Said Business School, University of Oxford and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2018, available here

    The Public Company Transformed

    Edited by Brian Cheffins (Faculty of Law, Cambridge University and ECGI) (Oxford University Press 2018 available here30% Discount code: ALAUTHC4 . Introductory chapter available online (free) on SSRN at 

    The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance

    Edited by Jeffrey N. Gordon (Columbia Law School and ECGI) and Wolf-Georg Ringe (University of Hamburg and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2018, available here

    Corporate Governance: A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Goergen (IE Business School and ECGI). (Cengage Learning EMEA 2018, available here

    Finance and Investment: The European Case

    Edited by Colin Mayer (Said Business School, University of Oxford and ECGI), Stefano Micossi (Assonime and ECGI), Marco Onado (Bocconi University), Marco Pagano (University of Naples Federico II and ECGI), and Andrea Polo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2018, available here

    Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing

    Edited by Jennifer Arlen (New York University, School of Law and ECGI). (Edward Elgar 2018, available here)

    The Oxford Handbook on Financial Regulation 

    Edited by Niamh Moloney (London School of Economics and ECGI), Eilís Ferran (University of Cambridge and ECGI) and Jennifer Payne (University of Oxford and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2017, available here)

    Handbook of the Economics of Corporate Governance

    Edited by Benjamin Hermalin (University of California, Berkeley and ECGI) and Michael Weisbach (Ohio State University and ECGI). (Elsevier: Amsterdam 2017, available here)

    Principles of Financial Regulation

    Edited by John Armour (University of Oxford and ECGI), Dan Awrey (Cornell Law School and ECGI), Paul Davies (University of Oxford and ECGI), Luca Enriques (University of Oxford and ECGI), Jeffrey N. Gordon (Columbia Law School and ECGI), Colin Mayer (University of Oxford and ECGI), Jennifer Payne (University of Oxford and ECGI). (Oxford University Press 2016, available here)

    Institutional Investor Activism

    Edited by William Bratton (University of Pennsylvania Law School) and Joseph A. McCahery (Duisenberg School of Finance, Tilburg University Law School and TILEC). (Oxford 2015, available here)

    Comparative Corporate Governance

    Edited by Andreas M. Fleckner (Max Planck Institute of Comparative and International Private Law) and Klaus J. Hopt (Max Planck Institute of Comparative and International Private Law and ECGI). (Cambridge University Press 2013, available here)

    The European Company Law Action Plan Revisited

    Edited by Koen Geens (KU Leuven) and Klaus J. Hopt (Max Planck Institute of Comparative and International Private Law and ECGI). (Leuven University Press 2010, available here)

    Comparative Corporate Governance of Non-Profit Organizations

    Edited by Klaus J. Hopt (Max Planck Institute of Comparative and International Private Law and ECGI) and Thomas Von Hippel (Max Planck Institute of Comparative and International Private Law). (Cambridge University Press 2010, available here)

    After Enron: Improving Corporate Law and Modernising Securities Regulation in Europe and the US

    Edited by John Armour (University of Oxford and ECGI), Joseph McCahery (Tilburg University and ECGI). (Bloomsbury Publishing 2006, available here)

    Handbook of the Economics of Finance

    Edited by G.M. Constantinides (University of Chicago), M. Harris (University of Chicago) and René M. Stulz (The Ohio State University and ECGI). (Elsevier: Amsterdam 2003, available here)

    Takeovers in English and German Law

    Edited by Jennifer Payne (University of Oxford and ECGI). (Hart Publishing 2002, available here)