Mark J. Roe is a professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and corporate bankruptcy.
He wrote Missing the Target: Why Stock Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem (Oxford, 2022), Political Determinants of Corporate Governance (Oxford, 2003), Strong Managers, Weak Owners: The Political Roots of American Corporate Finance (Princeton, 1994), and a casebook, Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization.
Recent academic articles include: What Is Stock Market Short-Termism? (Business Lawyer (2022); Corporate Purpose and Corporate Competition, Washington University Law Review (2021); Stock Market Short-Termism’s Impact, University of Pennsylvania Law Review (2018); Containing Systemic Risk by Taxing Banks Properly, Yale Journal on Regulation (2018) (with Michael Troege); Three Ages of Bankruptcy, Harvard Business Law Review (2017); Financial Markets and the Political Center of Gravity, Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting (2017); Corporate Structural Degradation Due to Too-Big-to-Fail Finance, University of Pennsylvania Law Reviews (2014); Breaking Bankruptcy Priority: How Rent-Seeking Upends the Creditors’ Bargain, Virginia Law Review (2013) (with Fred Tung); and The Derivatives Market’s Payments Priorities as Financial Crisis Accelerator, Stanford Law Review (2011).
He is a member of the American Academy of Social Sciences and the American College of Bankruptcy.