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.

Titlesort icon Author with Added to the archive Research Matters (Q&A)
"The Influence of International Human Rights Agreements on Public Opinion: An Experimental Study" Chilton, Adam Mar 24, 2014
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Chilton, Adam Mar 12, 2015
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Posner, Eric A. Mar 12, 2015
"The Inefficacy of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions" Chilton, Adam Mila Versteeg Dec 29, 2014
"The Impact of Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from India's Companies Act of 2013" Dharmapala, Dhammika Vikramaditya S. Khanna Nov 4, 2016
"The Global Determinants of U.S. Foreign Affairs Law" Abebe, Daniel Aug 3, 2012
"The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Mar 28, 2014
"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
"The Federalist Safeguards of Progressive Taxation" Hemel, Daniel Apr 4, 2017
"The Failure of Mandated Disclosure" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Dec 18, 2013 Yes
"The Empirical Effects of Twombly and Iqbal" Hubbard, William H. J. Aug 17, 2016
"The Economics of Corporate and Business Tax Reform" Dharmapala, Dhammika Mar 3, 2016
"The Dynamics of Contract Evolution" Posner, Eric A. Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Jul 3, 2012
"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 Discovery Sombrero, and Other Metaphors for Litigation" Hubbard, William H. J. Sep 23, 2014
"The Difficulties of Democratic Mercy" Huq, Aziz Mar 19, 2015 Yes
"The Decline of Supreme Court Deference to the President" Posner, Eric A. Lee Epstein Mar 8, 2017
"The Death of Rules and Standards" Casey, Anthony J. Anthony Niblett Dec 17, 2015 Yes
"The Cycles of Separation-of-Powers Jurisprudence" Huq, Aziz Jon D. Michaels Apr 8, 2016