Fall 2011

Law and Economics 2.0

Chicago has long been recognized as the leader in the law and economics movement. A new initiative will strengthen that commitment even further.

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Chicago and Law and Economics: A History

While numerous publications by the University of Chicago place the birth of law and economics in 1933, its conception can be traced all the way back to the beginning of the school itself.

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The Future of Law and Economics: Essays by Ten Law School Scholars

The Law School asked ten current faculty members, all deeply involved on the cutting edge of law and economics, to think about how this field might develop over the coming decades.

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Five World-Renowned Economics Scholars Accept Joint Appointments at Law School

Five economics scholars from the Department of Economics and Booth School of Business have been appointed to the Law School to help foster interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Meet the University of Chicago Law School Law and Economics Faculty

We introduced you to five brilliant additions to the law and economics faculty. Now meet the twenty-nine stellar scholars they'll be joining.

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Gary Becker at 80: Celebrating a Lifetime of Intellectual Fearlessness

Nobel laureate Gary Becker celebrated his 80th birthday at the Law School with the world's brightest economic minds, past and present.

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Graduation 2011

The thirteenth Hooding Ceremony of the University of Chicago Law School took place in Rockefeller Chapel. The graduates and their guests were addressed during the ceremony by Douglas Baird and by Debra A. Cafaro, ’82, recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumna Award.

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New Faculty Profile: Tony Casey

A Welcome Home for a New Scholar

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New Faculty Profile: William H. J. Hubbard

An Economist to Tackle Real-Life Questions

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