Stanford Experts

Anat Admati

Professor of Finance; Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)


(650) 723-4987



Anat Admati is an economist with broad cross-disciplinary interests in the interactions between business, law and policy. She can speak to issues around corporate governance and political economy as related to bailouts and government stimulus, central banks, misconduct and fraud, accountability, regulations and various forms of corruption and abuse of power. She also directs the Corporations and Society Initiative that engages in rethinking corporations and capitalism. She is available for comment on corporate governance and the politics of how laws and regulation get written and enforced in the corporate context.

Admati has written extensively on information dissemination in financial markets, trading mechanisms, portfolio management, financial contracting and, most recently, on corporate governance and banking.

Since 2010, she has been active in the policy debate on financial regulation, particularly capital regulation, writing research and policy papers and commentary. She is a coauthor of the book The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It. She was also named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the 100 global thinkers in 2014.