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)
"The Law, Economics, and Psychology of Manipulation" Posner, Eric A. Jun 18, 2015
"Unquantified Benefits and Bayesian Cost-Benefit Analysis" Posner, Eric A. Aug 24, 2015
"Should Human Rights Law Play a Role in Development?" Posner, Eric A. Sep 28, 2015
"Presidential Leadership and the Separation of Powers" Posner, Eric A. Sep 28, 2015
"What Legal Authority Does the Fed Need During a Financial Crisis?" Posner, Eric A. Jan 28, 2016
"Quadratic Election Law" Posner, Eric A. Mar 10, 2016
"Respect for Human Rights: Law and History" Posner, Eric A. Jul 29, 2016
"Property is Another Name for Monopoly: Facilitating Efficient Bargaining with Partial Common Ownership of Spectrum, Corporations, and Land" Posner, Eric A. E. Glen Weyl Aug 5, 2016
"Bargaining with Double Jeopardy" Porat, Ariel May 10, 2011
"Commensurability and Agency: Two Yet-to-Be-Met Challenges for Law and Economics" Porat, Ariel Alon Harel Jun 15, 2011
"Misalignments in Tort Law" Porat, Ariel Oct 10, 2011
"Beneficial Victims" Porat, Ariel Oren Bar-Gill Feb 27, 2012
"Asymmetries and Incentives in Evidence Production" Porat, Ariel Mar 15, 2012
"Mistake Under the Common European Sales Law" Porat, Ariel Jun 18, 2012
"Negligence Liability for Non-Negligent Behavior" Porat, Ariel Nov 12, 2012
"Personalizing Default Rules and Disclosure with Big Data" Porat, Ariel Mar 25, 2013 Yes
"Offsetting Benefits" Porat, Ariel Mar 4, 2014
"Credible Threats " Porat, Ariel Mar 5, 2014 Yes
"Valuable Lies" Porat, Ariel Omri Yadlin Oct 9, 2014
"No-Haggle Agreements" Porat, Ariel Mar 12, 2015