Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

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
Assignment:

Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motors, 161 A.2d 69 (NJ 1960)

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.

Rising Storm: Ways of Addressing Climate Change's Impacts on Infrastructure and Housing

A Kreisman Housing Breakfast Series event, co-sponsored by the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics.

Participating faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton
Participating faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Conference: National Security

Date: 
06.19.2015 - 06.20.2015
Location: 
V
Contact info (email or phone): 

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

National Security: The Impact of Technology on the Separation of Powers

Faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein
Faculty: 
John Rappaport
Faculty: 
Genevieve Lakier

Lee Fennell: Housing, Land Use, and the Economics of Property Rights

Housing, Land Use, and the Economics of Property Rights
Lee Fennell
July 6-10, 2015

The Coase Lecture: Hubbard Applies Physics to Law and Economics

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
April 24, 2015

Using physics as an analogy to better understand and highlight the contributions of behavioral economics, Assistant Professor William H.J. Hubbard, ’00, delivered this year’s Ronald H. Coase Lecture in Law and Economics with a call to advance the economic analysis of law by finding the discipline’s own “theory of relativity” — one that tells us which laws and institutions actually create well-functioning market economies.

Using physics as an analogy to better understand and highlight the contributions of behavioral economics, Assistant Professor William H.J. Hubbard, ’00, delivered this year’s Ronald H.

2015 Summer Institute in Law and Economics

Date: 
07.06.2015 - 07.17.2015
Location: 
V
Contact info (email or phone): 

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

Economic Analysis of Contracts and Commercial Law

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

Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurist: Ketanji Brown Jackson

Date: 
04.03.2015
Location: 
v
Contact info (email or phone): 

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

The Hon. Ketanji Brown Jackson will present "Fairness in Sentencing: An Examination" at this lunch talk. 

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson received her commission as a United States District Judge in March 2013. Until December of 2014, she also served as a Vice Chair and Commissioner on the United States Sentencing Commission.

Conference: Federal Agency Decision-Making Under Deep Uncertainty

Date: 
05.08.2015 - 05.09.2015
Location: 
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Contact info (email or phone): 

bfi@uchicago.edu

Organizers:
  • David Weisbach, University of Chicago Law School
  • Alan Sanstad, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Jennifer Nou, University of Chicago Law School

Many federal agencies are required to p

Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Faculty: 
Jennifer Nou

Distinguished Visiting Jurist: Thomas Hardiman

Date: 
02.26.2015
Location: 
IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

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

Judge Thomas Hardiman will present a lunchtime lecture, "Free Speech in Public Schools."

Thomas Michael Hardiman is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Faculty: 
Lior Strahilevitz
Syndicate content