Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

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

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

National Security, Technology, and the Separation of Powers: Law Review Conference Drills Down on Tough Questions

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
June 30, 2015

Just weeks after President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act into law, and amid growing national debate over the role technology plays in the balance between national security and privacy, scholars gathered at the Law School for the annual Law Review symposium to examine issues ranging from cyber warfare and data surveillance to the separation of powers and the extraterritorial reach of US law.

Just weeks after President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act into law, and amid growing national debate over the role technology plays in the balance between national security and privacy, scholars gathered at the Law School to examine issues ranging from cyber warfare and data surveillance to the separation of powers and the extraterri

Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein
Faculty: 
Aziz Huq

William H. J. Hubbard, “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and the Search for a Theory of Relativity”

At this law school, “law and economics” is a mantra. But what is the “economics” in “law and economics”? There is a tendency to see research on cognitive biases and bounded rationality (“behavioral economics”) as challenging or even overturning an approach using models of rational behavior (“neo-classical economics”).

Participating faculty: 
William H. J. Hubbard

William H. J. Hubbard, “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and the Search for a Theory of Relativity”

There is a tendency to see research on cognitive biases and bounded rationality (“behavioral economics”) as challenging or even overturning an approach using models of rational behavior (“neo-classical economics”).

Economic Analysis of Corporate Law

Economic Analysis of Corporate Law
M. Todd Henderson
July 13-10, 2015

Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms

Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms
Randal C. Picker
July 6-10, 2015

Eric A. Posner: The Economics of Contract Law

The Economics of Contract Law
Eric A. Posner
July 13-17, 2015

July 13: The Traditional Economic Approach to Consumer Protection
Slides

Data and the New World of Empirical Scholarship

Author: 
Robin I. Mordfin

The rise of data-driven research has provided a dramatic new avenue of exploration for the prodigious research appetites of the University of Chicago Law School faculty.

The rise of data-driven research has provided a dramatic new avenue of exploration for the prodigious research appetites of the University of Chicago Law School faculty.