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)
"A Solution to the Collective Action Problem in Corporate Reorganization" Weyl, E. Glen Oct 31, 2013
"Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics" Weyl, E. Glen Jan 10, 2014
"Benefit-Cost Paradigms in Financial Regulation" Weyl, E. Glen Jan 31, 2014
"Let the Best 'One' Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms" Weyl, E. Glen Alexander White Nov 20, 2014
"The Social Evaluation of Intergenerational Policies and its Application to Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change" Weisbach, David A. Louis Kaplow and Elisabeth Moyer Jul 27, 2011
"Is Knowledge of the Tax Law Socially Desirable?" Weisbach, David A. Jul 27, 2011
"Discount Rates, Social Judgments, Individuals’ Risk Preferences, and Uncertainty" Weisbach, David A. Louis Kaplow Aug 2, 2011
"Carbon Taxation in Europe: Expanding the EU Carbon Price" Weisbach, David A. Aug 5, 2011
"A Critical Look at a Critical Look - Reply to Sanchirico" Weisbach, David A. Aug 9, 2011
"Should Environmental Taxes Be Precautionary?" Weisbach, David A. Jan 18, 2012
"Unilateral Carbon Taxes, Border Tax Adjustments, and Carbon Leakage" Weisbach, David A. Joshua Elliott, Ian Foster, Samuel S. Kortum, Gita Khun Jush, Todd Munson Jun 4, 2012
"International Paretianism: A Defense" Weisbach, David A. Aug 27, 2012
"Attributes of Ownership" Weisbach, David A. Reid Thompson Nov 20, 2012
"Audits as Signals" Weisbach, David A. Maciej H. Kotowski and Richard J. Zeckhauser Aug 21, 2013
"Climate Impacts on Economic Growth as Drivers of Uncertainty in the Social Cost of Carbon" Weisbach, David A. Elisabeth J. Moyer, Mark D. Woolley, Michael Glotter Jan 6, 2014
"Capital Gains Taxation and Corporate Investment" Weisbach, David A. Jan 28, 2016
"Two Theories of Responsibility for Past Emissions of Carbon Dioxide" Weisbach, David A. Michelle Hayner Jun 6, 2016
"The Sex Side of Civil Liberties: United States v. Dennett and the Changing Face of Free Speech" Weinrib, Laura Apr 30, 2012
"Civil Liberties Outside the Courts" Weinrib, Laura Oct 17, 2014 Yes
"Freedom of Conscience in War Time: World War I and the Civil Liberties Path Not Taken" Weinrib, Laura Jan 20, 2016