Research Expertise and Interest
contract theory, corporate governance, executive compensation, economics of leadership and organization, competitive strategy, industrial organization
Benjamin Hermalin received his A.B. summa cum laude from Princeton University and his Ph.D. from M.I.T.
His current research interests include leadership, theory of organizations, and trends in corporate governance with an emphasis on boards of directors. His co-edited book, The Economics of Corporate Governance, was recently published by North-Holland (Elsevier) in its prestigious Handbooks of Economics series.