Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

Contracting over Privacy

Date: 
10.16.2015 - 10.17.2015
Location: 
V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Erin Wellin, 773-834-4326

Information privacy is rapidly emerging as one of the key areas of consumer protection in our era. This conference will examine the role of contract in policing information privacy. Are private contracts an efficient regulatory tool of data privacy? Should the law incorporate mandatory protections, not waivable by consumers?

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Lior Strahilevitz

Ben-Shahar: Governor Rauner Should Veto the Privacy Bill

Veto the Privacy Bill
Omri Ben-Shahar
Chicago Tribune
August 18, 2015

It is no secret that websites and mobile apps collect abundant information about users, far more than necessary to provide the services people expect. Mostly, they use the big data harmlessly to tailor ads and personalized services. Sometimes, however, the data are shared in disturbing ways.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: John Morley

Date: 
12.01.2015
Location: 
F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

Title forthcoming
John Morley, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Jens Ludwig

Date: 
11.17.2015
Location: 
F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

Title forthcoming
Jens Ludwig, McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy in the School of Social Service Administration and Chicago Harris; Director, University of Chicago Crime Lab, Unviersity of Chicago

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Yesha Yadav

Date: 
11.03.2015
Location: 
F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

Title forthcoming
Yesha Yadav, Associate Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Lynn Stout

Date: 
10.20.2015
Location: 
F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

"Shareholder Value Thinking and the Systems Alternative in Corporate Law"
Lynn Stout, Distinguished Professor of Corporate & Business Law, Cornell Law School

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Oliver Hart

Date: 
10.06.2015
Location: 
F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

"Short-Term, Long-Term, and Continuing Contracts"
Oliver Hart, Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Sustainable Investing and Environmental Markets: Richard Sandor Discusses New Book with International Scholars

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
July 29, 2015

Speaking to an engaged audience of nearly seven dozen international lawyers and scholars attending the fourth annual Summer Institute in Law and Economics, financial innovator Dr. Richard L. Sandor, the Aaron Director Lecturer in Law and Economics at the  Law School  and the principal supporter of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics, delivered a powerful lecture arguing that markets can play an important role in tackling difficult environmental issues.

Speaking to an engaged audience of nearly seven dozen international lawyers and scholars attending the fourth annual Summer Institute in Law and Economics, financial innovator Dr. Richard L.

Faculty: 
Richard Sandor
Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Summer Institute Highlights Growing Impact of Law and Economics

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
July 29, 2015

A leap in global representation at the Law School's Summer Institute for Law and Economics speaks to the discipline’s, and the Law School’s, rising influence and impact. In three years, the Summer Institute has gone from serving only Chinese scholars to drawing participants from 26 countries.

Since it began in 2012, the annual Summer Institute for Law and Economics has been working to transform legal systems around the world by sharing the Law School’s signature interdisciplinary

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Randal C. Picker
Faculty: 
Eric Posner
Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson
Faculty: 
Richard Sandor
Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
Faculty: 
Saul Levmore
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Faculty: 
Richard A. Posner

2016 Coase Lecture

Date: 
02.16.2016
Location: 
Courtroom
Contact info (email or phone): 

Joseph Burton 773-702-3142

To be presented by Lisa Bernstein, Wilson-Dickinson Professor of Law and Aaron Director Research Scholar, University of Chicago Law School

More information will be posted soon.

Reception to follow.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating may be limited.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar