Chicago has long been recognized as the leader in the law and economics movement. A new initiative will strengthen that commitment even further.
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.
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.
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.
We introduced you to five brilliant additions to the law and economics faculty. Now meet the twenty-nine stellar scholars they'll be joining.
Nobel laureate Gary Becker celebrated his 80th birthday at the Law School with the world's brightest economic minds, past and present.
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.