Faculty Research

This is a small archive of selected faculty research intended to provide a sampling of the fascinating endeavors in which our faculty are engaged. For a full publications list of a given faculty member, please find him or her in our faculty directory and click "Publications," or view our entire faculty's scholarship in Chicago Unbound.

Research Matters is a biweekly feature in which a member of the faculty talks about some of his or her latest work and its impact and relevance to law and society. To see the Q&A associated with a given work, click "Yes" in the corresponding row below. You can also sort to see which works have Research Matters pieces associated with them.

Title Authorsort icon with Added to the archive Research Matters (Q&A)
"Foreign Sovereign Immunity and Comparative Institutional Competence" Chilton, Adam Christopher A. Whytock Apr 21, 2014 Yes
"Do Constitutional Rights Make a Difference?" Chilton, Adam Mila Versteeg Sep 24, 2014 Yes
"The Inefficacy of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions" Chilton, Adam Mila Versteeg Dec 29, 2014
"The Politics of the United States’ Bilateral Investment Treaty Program" Chilton, Adam Mar 12, 2015
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Chilton, Adam Mar 12, 2015
"Using Experiments to Test the Effectiveness of Human Rights Treaties" Chilton, Adam Jun 11, 2015
"Revisiting Procedure and Precedent in the WTO: An Analysis of US — Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures (China)" Chilton, Adam Mostafa Beshkar Aug 6, 2015
"'Best Practices' in the Design of Privacy Disclosures: An Experimental Test" Chilton, Adam Oct 8, 2015
"Charging on the Margin" Crane, Paul Aug 27, 2015
"Punitive Police? Agency Costs, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Procedure" Dharmapala, Dhammika Nuno Garoupa Aug 15, 2013
"Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: A Simple Conceptual Framework" Dharmapala, Dhammika Sep 25, 2014 Yes
"The Law of Police" Dharmapala, Dhammika Nuno M. Garoupa Feb 12, 2015
"Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World" Dharmapala, Dhammika May 14, 2015
"The Scrivener's Error" Doerfler, Ryan Sep 3, 2015
"Reactionary Rhetoric and Liberal Legal Academia" Driver, Justin Sep 26, 2014 Yes
"The FTC’s Proposal for Regulating IP through SSOs Would Replace Private Coordination with Government Hold-Up" Epstein, Richard A. F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber Aug 19, 2011
"Physical and Regulatory Takings: One Distinction Too Many" Epstein, Richard A. Mar 1, 2012
"The Perilous Position of the Rule of Law and the Administrative State" Epstein, Richard A. Feb 11, 2013
"From Common Law to Environmental Protection: How the Modern Environmental Movement Has Lost Its Way" Epstein, Richard A. Apr 1, 2015
"An Empirical Examination of Why Mobile Money Schemes Ignite in Some Developing Countries but Flounder in Most" Evans, David Mar 26, 2015