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)
"Damages for Unlicensed Use" Ben-Shahar, Omri Jan 5, 2011
"Fixing Unfair Contracts" Ben-Shahar, Omri May 19, 2011
"Reversible Rewards" Ben-Shahar, Omri Anu Bradford Oct 13, 2011
"Outsourcing Regulation: How Insurance Reduces Moral Hazard" Ben-Shahar, Omri Kyle D. Logue Apr 11, 2012
"Regulatory Techniques in Consumer Protection: A Critique of European Consumer Contract Law" Ben-Shahar, Omri Oren Bar-Gill May 17, 2012
"Arbitration and Access to Justice: Economic Analysis" Ben-Shahar, Omri Jan 7, 2013
"No Contract?" Ben-Shahar, Omri Oren Bar-Gill Mar 13, 2013
"Regulation Through Boilerplate: An Apologia" Ben-Shahar, Omri Apr 30, 2013
"The Failure of Mandated Disclosure" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Dec 18, 2013 Yes
"The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Mar 28, 2014
"Under the Weather: Government Insurance and the Regulation of Climate Risks" Ben-Shahar, Omri Kyle D. Logue Jan 15, 2015
"Personalizing Negligence Law" Ben-Shahar, Omri Aug 31, 2015
"'Best Practices' in the Design of Privacy Disclosures: An Experimental Test" Ben-Shahar, Omri Oct 8, 2015
"Simplification of Privacy Disclosures: An Experimental Test" Ben-Shahar, Omri Jan 7, 2016
"Optimal Defaults in Consumer Markets" Ben-Shahar, Omri Oren Bar-Gill Jul 21, 2016
"Trade Usage in the Courts: The Flawed Evidentiary Basis of Article 2's Incorporation Strategy" Bernstein, Lisa Mar 2, 2012
"An (Un) Common Frame of Reference: An American Perspective on the Jurisprudence of the CESL" Bernstein, Lisa May 30, 2012
"Merchant Law in a Modern Economy" Bernstein, Lisa Apr 1, 2013 Yes
"Copying and Context: Tying as a Solution to the Lack of Intellectual Property Protection of Contract Terms" Bernstein, Lisa Apr 23, 2013
"Trade Usage in the Courts: The Flawed Conceptual and Evidentiary Basis of Article 2’s Incorporation Strategy" Bernstein, Lisa Dec 16, 2013