Jesse M. Fried is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. In this CERGE-EI interview, Professor Fried discusses his fascination with corporate governance and identifies how bad corporate governance has a serious impact on firm efficiency and helps contribute to economic crises.
Professor Fried visited CERGE-EI in January as a Fulbright Specialist. He holds an A.B. and A.M in Economics from Harvard University, and a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. His well-known book Pay without Performance: the Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation, co-authored with Lucian Bebchuk, was published in 2004 and has been widely acclaimed by both academics and practitioners