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 Proposal for Limiting Speculation on Derivatives: An FDA for Financial Innovation" Posner, Eric A. E. Glen Weyl Jan 30, 2012
"The Questionable Basis of the Common European Sales Law: The Role of an Optional Instrument in Jurisdictional Competition" Posner, Eric A. May 2, 2012
"The Dynamics of Contract Evolution" Posner, Eric A. Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Jul 3, 2012
"The Institutional Structure of Immigration Law" Posner, Eric A. Aug 9, 2012
"International Law and the Limits of Macroeconomic Cooperation" Posner, Eric A. Alan O. Sykes Aug 15, 2012
"International Paretianism: A Defense" Posner, Eric A. Aug 27, 2012
"Balance-of-Powers Arguments and the Structural Constitution" Posner, Eric A. Nov 27, 2012
"Unemployment and Regulatory Policy" Posner, Eric A. Jan 24, 2013
"Inside or Outside the System?" Posner, Eric A. Adrian Vermeule Mar 19, 2013
"Quadratic Vote Buying as Efficient Corporate Governance" Posner, Eric A. Glen Weyl May 15, 2013 Yes
"A Solution to the Collective Action Problem in Corporate Reorganization" Posner, Eric A. Oct 31, 2013
"Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics" Posner, Eric A. Jan 10, 2014
"Benefit-Cost Paradigms in Financial Regulation" Posner, Eric A. Jan 31, 2014
"A Winner's Curse?: Promotions from the Lower Federal Courts" Posner, Eric A. Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Feb 13, 2014
"Offsetting Benefits" Posner, Eric A. Mar 4, 2014
"Martii Koskenniemi on Human Rights: An Empirical Perspective" Posner, Eric A. Apr 23, 2014
"How Do Bank Regulators Determine Capital Adequacy Requirements?" Posner, Eric A. Sep 24, 2014
"Institutional Flip-Flops" Posner, Eric A. Cass R. Sunstein Jan 29, 2015
"Toward a Pigovian State" Posner, Eric A. Feb 5, 2015
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Posner, Eric A. Mar 12, 2015