Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

Law and Economics Workshop: Emiliano Catan

Date: 
11.18.2014
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, (773) 702-0220

The Irrelevance of Active Poison Pills:  Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Emiliano Catan, Assistant Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

Law and Economics Workshop: Sunita Sah

Date: 
11.04.2014
Location: 
Seminar Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, (773) 702-0220

The University of Chicago Law School and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics welcome Sunita Sah, Assistant Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics & Public Policy at Georgetown University and a Research Fellow at the Ethics Center of Harvard University.

Professor Sah will explore her unpublished research as it relates to her previously published works:

Law and Economics Workshop: Ariel Porat

Date: 
10.21.2014
Location: 
Seminar Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, (773) 702-0220

Valuable Lies

Law and Economics Workshop: Ed Iacobucci

Date: 
10.07.2014
Location: 
Seminar Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jonathan Bopp, (773) 702-0220

"Tying in Two-Sided Markets, with Application to Google"

Ed Iacobucci, Professor of Law, Associate Dean Research & Osler Chair in Business Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Thomas J. Miles and Adam B. Cox: Research on Secure Communities

Secure Communities is the largest cooperative immigration enforcement program in the nation’s history.  My co-author Professor Adam B. Cox and I have undertaken a large-scale empirical study of the program: of its goals, its consequences for crime, and its effects on local policing.  The first two articles from our study are available below.

International Scholars Gain New Perspective at the Summer Institute in Law and Economics

Wen Huang and Dagny Dukach
University of Chicago News
August 8, 2014

In June 2011, Prof. Omri Ben-Shahar participated in a conference in Beijing where UChicago scholars and their Chinese counterparts examined the impact of China’s evolving property rights issues from the perspectives of economics, politics, sociology and law.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Randal C. Picker
Faculty: 
Jonathan Masur
Faculty: 
Richard Sandor
Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum

NPR Covers Miles's Work on Community Prosecution

Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime
Cheryl Corley
National Public Radio
July 31, 2014

Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order." University of Chicago law professor Thomas Miles says his research shows community prosecution has had an immediate and measurable impact on violent crime.

Faculty: 
Thomas J. Miles

Ben-Shahar Discusses Disclosure Laws on Chicago Tonight

The Failure of Mandated Disclosure
Kristen Thometz
Chicago Tonight
July 22, 2014

Professor Omri Ben-Shahar appeared on WTTW's Chicago Tonight on July 22, 2014, to discuss his new book, More Than You Want to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Has International Human Rights Law Failed?

Date: 
10.17.2014 - 10.18.2014
Location: 
Law School Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, coase-sandor@law.uchicago.edu, (773) 702-0220

Over the last decade, a growing body of empirical scholarship has emerged that tries to test whether international human rights treaties have helped to improve human rights practices.

Faculty: 
Eric Posner
Faculty: 
Adam Chilton
Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
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