Corporate governance, contracts, labour market regulation, competition policy.
B.A. and Ph.D. in Law from the University of Cambridge; Bigelow Fellow, University of Chicago Law School, 1986-87; Lecturer in Law, Queen Mary College, London, 1987-90; Lecturer, then Reader, in the Faculty of Law at Cambridge between 1990 and 2001; Robert Monks Professor of Corporate Governance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, 2001-6; Acting Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Jan 2005-Dec 2006; Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, and Senior Research Associate, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, 2006 onwards. Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia University, 2003, 2008; Visiting Professor of Management and Omron Fellow, Doshisha University, Kyoto, 2004-onwards; Visiting Fellow, Nantes (1993, 1995), Melbourne (1998), European University Institute, Florence (2004). Elected Fellow of the British Academy, 2005. ILO Social Policy Lecturer, Central European University, Budapest, 2001; Tanner Lecturer, University of Oxford, 2008. Present research projects include work on law, finance and development; reflexive governance in the public interest; gender equality and corporate social responsibility; pension fund activism; and capabilities and labour markets in Europe.
CBR Working Papers | Other Publications
Deakin, S. and Koukiadaki, A. (2009) 'Governance processes, labour-management partnership and employee voice in the construction of Heathrow Terminal 5' Industrial Law Journal, 38: 365-389.
Deakin, S. and Randall, J. (2009) 'Rethinking the economic torts', Modern Law Review, 72: 519-553.
Armour, J., Deakin, S., Lele, P. and Siems, M. (2009) 'How do legal rules evolve? Evidence from a cross-country comparison of shareholder, creditor and worker protection' American Journal of Comparative Law, 57: 579-630.
Armour, J., Deakin, S., Sarkar, P., Singh, A. and Siems, M. (2009) 'Shareholder protection and stock market development: an empirical test of the legal origins hypothesis' Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 6: 343-380.
Deakin, S. (2009) 'Reflexive harmonisation and European company law' European Law Journal, 15: 224-245.
Buchanan, J. and Deakin, S. (2009) 'Japan's paradoxical response to the new 'global standard'' in corporate governance? Zeitschrift für Japanisches Recht/Journal of Japanese Law, 27: 59-84.
Deakin, S., Lourenço, A. and Pratten, S. (2009) 'No 'third way' for economic organization' Networks and quasi-markets in broadcasting? Industrial and Corporate Change, 18: 51-75.
Deakin, S. (2009) 'Legal origin, juridical form and industrialisation in historical perspective: the case of the employment relationship and the joint stock company' Socio-Economic Review, 7: 35-65.
Conway, N., Deakin, S., Petit, H., Rebérioux, A., Konzelmann, S. and Wilkinson, F. (2008) 'The influence of stock market listing on human resource management: evidence for France and Britain' British Journal of Industrial Relations, 46: 631-673.
Deakin, S. (2008) 'Regulatory competition after Laval' Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, 10: 581-609.
Deakin, S. and Sarkar, P. (2008) 'Assessing the long-run economic impact of labour law systems: a theoretical reappraisal and analysis of new time series data' Industrial Relations Journal, 39: 453-487.
Deakin, S., Lele, P., Siems, M. (2007) 'The evolution of labour law: calibrating and comparing regulatory regimes' International Labour Review, 146: 133-162.
Ahlering, B. and Deakin, S. (2007) 'Labor regulation, corporate governance and legal origin: a case of institutional complementarity' Law and Society Review, 41: 865-908.