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.

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"Does Immigration Enforcement Reduce Crime? Evidence from 'Secure Communities'" Miles, Thomas J. Adam B. Cox Sep 23, 2014
"Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Nile: The Economics of International Water Law" Abebe, Daniel Sep 24, 2014
"How Do Bank Regulators Determine Capital Adequacy Requirements?" Posner, Eric Sep 24, 2014
"One-and-a-Half Badges of Fraud" Baird, Douglas G. Sep 24, 2014
"Teaching Election Law" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Sep 25, 2014
"Valuable Lies" Porat, Ariel Omri Yadlin Oct 9, 2014
"Merchant Law in a Modern Economy" Bernstein, Lisa Oct 17, 2014
"Trade Usage in the Courts: The Flawed Conceptual and Evidentiary Basis of Article 2’s Incorporation Strategy" Bernstein, Lisa Oct 17, 2014
"Private Ordering, Social Capital, and Network Governance in Procurement Contracts: A Preliminary Exploration" Bernstein, Lisa Oct 17, 2014
"Aligning Campaign Finance Law" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Oct 20, 2014
"The Paradoxes of Public Philosophy" Leiter, Brian Nov 20, 2014
"Let the Best 'One' Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms" Weyl, E. Glen Alexander White Nov 20, 2014
"Well-Being and Public Policy" Masur, Jonathan John Bronsteen and Christopher J. Buccafusco Nov 25, 2014
"The Inefficacy of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions" Chilton, Adam Mila Versteeg Dec 29, 2014
"The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics" Fennell, Lee Jan 8, 2015
"The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics" McAdams, Richard H. Jan 8, 2015
"The Realities of Electoral Reform" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Eric McGhee and Steven Rogers Jan 8, 2015
"Under the Weather: Government Insurance and the Regulation of Climate Risks" Ben-Shahar, Omri Kyle D. Logue Jan 15, 2015
"Arizona and Anti-Reform" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Jan 22, 2015
"Institutional Flip-Flops" Posner, Eric Cass R. Sunstein Jan 29, 2015