Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Holger Spamann

Assistant Professor of Law
Harvard University
Visiting Scholar
4/28/14 5/10/14

Holger Spamann is a specialist in corporate governance. His work examines many aspects of this field, including law, finance, bankruptcy, securities and regulation, international economic law, and civil procedure. He is also interested in law and economics.

Spamann’s work has been published in the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Yale Journal of Regulation, the Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of World Trade, among other publications. He has refereed for the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Law and Economics Review, Business and Politics, and the Journal of Law and Economics.

Spamann joined the Harvard Law School faculty as assistant professor of Law in 2011. He was formerly a corporate governance research fellow at Harvard, where he earned an SJD in 2009 and an LLM in 2001. As a student and graduate instructor at Harvard, Spamann was twice awarded the John M. Olin Prize in Law and Economics for his outstanding written work.

Spamann completed his PhD and MA in economics at Harvard University. He also holds a BSc in economics from the London School of Economics and law degrees from the University of Hamburg and Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Paris).