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 Winner's Curse?: Promotions from the Lower Federal Courts" Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Feb 13, 2014
"Offsetting Benefits" Posner, Eric Mar 4, 2014
"Martii Koskenniemi on Human Rights: An Empirical Perspective" Posner, Eric Apr 23, 2014
"How Do Bank Regulators Determine Capital Adequacy Requirements?" Posner, Eric Sep 24, 2014
"Institutional Flip-Flops" Posner, Eric Cass R. Sunstein Jan 29, 2015
"Toward a Pigovian State" Posner, Eric Feb 5, 2015
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Posner, Eric Mar 12, 2015
"The Law, Economics, and Psychology of Manipulation" Posner, Eric Jun 18, 2015
"Unquantified Benefits and Bayesian Cost-Benefit Analysis" Posner, Eric Aug 24, 2015
"Should Human Rights Law Play a Role in Development?" Posner, Eric Sep 28, 2015
"Presidential Leadership and the Separation of Powers" Posner, Eric Sep 28, 2015
"What Legal Authority Does the Fed Need During a Financial Crisis?" Posner, Eric Jan 28, 2016
"Quadratic Election Law" Posner, Eric Mar 10, 2016
"Respect for Human Rights: Law and History" Posner, Eric Jul 29, 2016
"Property is Another Name for Monopoly: Facilitating Efficient Bargaining with Partial Common Ownership of Spectrum, Corporations, and Land" Posner, Eric E. Glen Weyl Aug 5, 2016
"Should Regulation Be Countercyclical?" Posner, Eric Nov 11, 2016
"Liberal Internationalism and the Populist Backlash" Posner, Eric Jan 19, 2017
"Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Judicial Role" Posner, Eric Feb 13, 2017
"Why Countries Sign Bilateral Labor Agreements" Posner, Eric Mar 6, 2017
"The Decline of Supreme Court Deference to the President" Posner, Eric Lee Epstein Mar 8, 2017