Jonathan R. Macey is an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale University, and Professor in the Yale School of Management. He is an expert on corporate finance and banking and securities regulation. Macey is the author of several books including the two-volume treatise, Macey on Corporation Laws, and co-author of two leading casebooks, Corporations: Including Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies and Banking Law and Regulation. He serves on the National Adjudicatory Council and Economics Advisory Board of the Financial Industry Regulatory Association (FINRA). Macey is a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center Task force on Credit Rating Agencies as well as the Hoover Institution’s Task Force on Property Rights, Freedom and Prosperity.

Macey earned his BA, cum laude, from Harvard and his JD from Yale Law School. He received a PhD honoris causa from the Stockholm School of Economics.

More from Jonathan R. Macey


Washington’s Plans May Result in Even Higher Executive Pay

The Wall Street Journal. October 25, 2009.

Cato Studies

SEC’s Insider Trading Proposal: Good Politics, Bad Policy

Policy Analysis No. 101. March 31, 1988.

Cato Reviews & Journals

From Orders to Markets

Regulation. Summer 2005.