The purpose of the Markets, Ethics & Law (MEL) program at the Stern School of Management (NYU) is to ensure that every Stern student graduates with a strong understanding of his or her responsibilities as a business professional, and with a keen appreciation for the role of ethics and law in creating and directorytaining efficient markets and best business practices.
Markets, Ethics, & Law program faculty are drawn from virtually every department at Stern and from a distinguished group of practitioners teaching as adjunct professors.
The Markets, Ethics & Law faculty engage in extensive proprietary research. Faculty research topics currently include:
Corporate Governance and Disclosure
Financial Statements Insurance
Petty Corruption in Government Bureaucracies: A Game-Theoretic Analysis
Is Corporate Governance Worth the Cost of Improving It
An Exploratory Study of Employee Silence: What Employees are Uncomfortable Speaking Up About and Why
Regulating Financial Reporting: Institutional Mediation and the Influence of State, Professional, and Organizational Actors
What Exactly Was Wrong With Selling Life Insurance on Slaves in Antebellum United States South