Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

More than You Wanted to Know: Lunch talk with Omri Ben-Shahar

Date: 
05.13.2014
Location: 
IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu

Join us for a Lunch Talk with Omri Ben-Shahar on his new book: "More than You Wanted to Know: the Failure of Mandated Disclosure." 

Professor Ben-Shahar's new book, coauthored with Carl Schneider, takes on the form of regulation we encounter daily.

Lunch will be provided.

 

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Richard McAdams, "The Expressive Powers of Law"

Economics explains legal compliance via sanctions, particularly by the ability of legal sanctions to change the cost of behavior and deter noncompliance. Yet rational choice tools predict other ways in which law influences behavior: by suggesting a means of coordination and by informing beliefs.

Participating faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams

2014 Coase Lecture: Richard McAdams, "The Expressive Powers of Law"

Economics explains legal compliance via sanctions, particularly by the ability of legal sanctions to change the cost of behavior and deter noncompliance. Yet rational choice tools predict other ways in which law influences behavior: by suggesting a means of coordination and by informing beliefs.

Epstein Remembers Becker

The Multiple Talents of Gary Becker
Richard A. Epstein
Ricochet.com
May 5, 2014

I first arrived at the University of Chicago Law School as a visiting associate professor in the fall of 1972, quickly learning that a good place to be seen (but not heard) was at the joint law and economics workshops that were held biweekly.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Gary S. Becker, Nobel-winning Scholar of Economics and Sociology, 1930-2014

William Harms
University of Chicago News Office
May 4, 2014

Nobel Laureate Gary S. Becker, AM'53, PhD'55, made historic changes to the study of economics and the social sciences, combining disciplines to understand decisions in everyday life, while spawning rich new questions for scholars in diverse fields to pursue.

Lecturer Richard Sandor Receives Chicago-China Award of Excellence

Financial Futures and Environmental Markets pioneer Dr. Richard Sandor receives Chicago-China Award of Excellence
envifi.com
April 15, 2014

The China Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, which supports programs linking Chicago with the Chinese cities of  Shanghai and Shenyang, recognized economist and financial innovator Dr. Richard Sandor for his work as a world leader in market-based solutions to climate change and for helping create China’s first emissions exchange, the Tianjin Climate Exchange.

Faculty: 
Richard L. Sandor

Schedule

2016 Summer Seminar in Law and Economics: Research methods in Law and Economics

July 11–22, 2016
Tentative Schedule

Week 1

 

Sunday, July 10

TBD

Travel, Housing and Dining

A. Address of South Campus Residence Halls, University of Chicago

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South Campus Residence Hall
Granville-Grossman Residential Commons (new name)
6031 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(773)-702-4550

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