Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

Law and Economics Workshop: John Morley

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

Curtrice Scott, curtrice@uchicago.edu, 773.702.0654

The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History
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): 

Curtrice Scott, curtrice@uchicago.edu, 773.702.0654

"Human Decisions and Machine Predictions"
Jon Kleinberg
Himabindu Lakkaraju
Jure Leskovec
Jens Ludwig
Sendhil Mullainathan 

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Yesha Yadav

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

Curtrice Scott, curtrice@uchicago.edu, 773.702.0654

Insider Trading and Market Structure
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

"The Corporation and the Question of Time"
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): 

Curtrice Scott 773-702-0654

The 2016 Coase Lecture will be presented by Dhammika Dharmapala, Julius Kreeger Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School. Professor Dharmapala will discuss The "Credibility Revolution" in Empirical Law and Economics.

Reception to follow.

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

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Dhammika Dharmapala

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
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