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Jill E. Fisch is the Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law and co-director of the Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Her work focuses on the intersection of business and law including the role of regulation and litigation in addressing limitations in the disciplinary power of the capital markets. Her scholarship has appeared in the top law reviews including the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, the Texas Law Review and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Her current research focuses on the role of institutional investors in corporate governance, particularly shareholder voting. Other projects include analysis of shareholder proposals, ESG disclosure, and the participation of retail investors in the capital markets. Professor Fisch is also conducting ongoing experimental research into retail investor decision-making. She holds a B.A. from Cornell University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Research Interests

Securities regulation & litigation, Corporate governance, Comparative corporate governance, Federal courts

Working Papers




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