Susan Rose-Ackerman

Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University, and Co-director of the Law School’s Centre for Law, Economics, and Public Policy. She holds a Ph.D. in economics and a M. Phil from Yale University and has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Fulbright Commission. She has a B.A. from Wellesley College. A prolific author, her books include From Elections to Democracy: Building Accountable Government in Hungary and Poland, Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences, and Reform, Controlling Environmental Policy: The Limits of Public Law in Germany and the United States. In addition to her many books, she has published more than 150 articles in the areas of Federalism, Democracy, Bureaucracy, and Public Choice, Law and Economics, Administrative Law and Policy, Law, Development, and Democratic Transitions, Environmental Law and Economics. Professor Rose-Ackerman has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and at Collegium Budapest, where she co-directs a project on Honesty and Trust in Post-Socialist Societies. She has also been a visiting research scholar and Consultant at the World Bank.She currently teaches Administrative Law, Corruption, Democracy, and Development, Comparative Administrative Law and Political Economy of Environmental Policy. Her fields of interest include Comparative Administrative Law, Public Policymaking, and Bureaucracy, Political Economy of Corruption, Law and Economics, Public Choice, the Non-Profit Sector, Urban and Environmental Law and Economics, Public Finance and Regulation.