Michael Greenberg is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation, director of the RAND Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance (CCEG) and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He is a lawyer and a clinical psychologist by training. Greenberg's work at RAND has included empirical research projects in areas including civil justice, law and business, health care, and national security. He has led or co-led projects at RAND in all of these areas; examples of his work include studies on fair value accounting and systemic risk; medical malpractice litigation and hospital-based patient safety; and the impact of the financial collapse on the civil justice system. In his role as director of CCEG, Greenberg leads RAND efforts in developing new research and pathbreaking symposium events designed to contribute to better policy. In this regard, his recent activities have included hosting conferences on the impact of the Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules on the corporate community; and the role of public company directors, and management, in contributing to better compliance and ethics performance within their firms.
Greenberg worked as an attorney at Ropes & Gray, a large Boston law firm, prior to joining RAND.
Greenberg received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University.
Michael D. Greenberg and M. Susan Ridgely., "Clinical Decision Support and Malpractice Risk," Journal of the American Medical Association, 306:90-91, 2011
Michael D. Greenberg, For Whom the Whistle Blows: Advancing Corporate Compliance and Integrity Efforts in the Era of Dodd-Frank, RAND Corporation (CF-290-CCEG), 2011
Michael D. Greenberg, Directors as Guardians of Ethics and Compliance in the Corporate Citadel: What the Policy Community Needs to Know, RAND Corporation (CF-277-CCEG), 2010
Michael D. Greenberg, "On the Shoulders of Giants: Directors as Pillars of Ethics and Rectitude in the Corporation," Corporate Finance Review, 15, 2010
Michael D. Greenberg et al., "Corporate Governance in China: A Tale of Rapid Change," Corporate Finance Review, 13, 2009
Michael D. Greenberg, M. Susan Ridgely and Richard J. Hillestad, "Crossed Wires: How Yesterday's Privacy Rules Might Undercut Tomorrow's Nationwide Health Information Network," Health Affairs, 28(2):450-452, 2009
Michael D. Greenberg, Amelia M. Haviland, Yu Hao, and Donna O. Farley, "Safety Outcomes in the United States: Trends and Challenges in Measurement," Health Services Research, 44(2p2):739-55, 2009
Michael D. Greenberg, "The Fault Lies Not in Our Stars, But in Ourselves: Energizing Compliance and Ethics in U.S. Firms," Corporate Finance Review, 14, 2009