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Roberta Romano is the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law and Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. Her research has focused on state competition for corporate charters, the political economy of takeover regulation, shareholder litigation, institutional investor activism in corporate governance, and the regulation of financial instruments and securities markets.

She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a research associate of the National Bureau for Economic Research, and a past President of the American Law and Economics Association. She is the author of The Advantage of Competitive Federalism for Securities Regulation and The Genius of American Corporate Law and editor of Foundations of Corporate Law. Professor Romano has a B.A. from The University of Rochester, an M.A. from The University of Chicago, and a J.D. from Yale.

Selected Publications

The Genius of American Corporate Law, 1993; Foundations of Corporate Law (ed.), 1993; The Advantage of Competitive Federalism for Securities Regulation, 2002.

Research Interests

Corporate governance, Corporate law, Law and economics

Working Papers

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