Academic conference

Asylums and Prisons: Deinstitutionalization and Decarceration, Session 4

Since the early nineteenth century, carceral spaces such as asylums, prisons, and state schools have been central to U.S. governance. Yet in the twentieth century these institutions took drastically different paths, as institutions for developmental disabilities and mental health dramatically decreased and prisons became the dominant state‐run institutions.


64:30 minutes (59.05 MB)

Asylums and Prisons: Deinstitutionalization and Decarceration, Session 3

Since the early nineteenth century, carceral spaces such as asylums, prisons, and state schools have been central to U.S. governance. Yet in the twentieth century these institutions took drastically different paths, as institutions for developmental disabilities and mental health dramatically decreased and prisons became the dominant state‐run institutions.


63:19 minutes (57.97 MB)

Asylums and Prisons: Deinstitutionalization and Decarceration, Session 2

Since the early nineteenth century, carceral spaces such as asylums, prisons, and state schools have been central to U.S. governance. Yet in the twentieth century these institutions took drastically different paths, as institutions for developmental disabilities and mental health dramatically decreased and prisons became the dominant state‐run institutions.


70:03 minutes (64.13 MB)

Asylums and Prisons: Deinstitutionalization and Decarceration, Session 1

Since the early nineteenth century, carceral spaces such as asylums, prisons, and state schools have been central to U.S. governance. Yet in the twentieth century these institutions took drastically different paths, as institutions for developmental disabilities and mental health dramatically decreased and prisons became the dominant state‐run institutions.


71:44 minutes (65.67 MB)

Ronald Coase, "China's Economic Transformation: Closing Remarks"

These closing remarks to the "China's Economic Transformation" conference were given by Professor Coase on July 18, 2008.


9:57 minutes (9.12 MB)

Ronald Coase, "China's Economic Transformation: Opening Remarks"

These opening remarks to the "China's Economic Transformation" conference were given by Professor Coase on July 14, 2008.

Transcript:


10:21 minutes (9.47 MB)

Teaching Law and Economics: A Tribute to Professor Ronald Coase

Date: 
09.17.2013
Location: 
University of Chicago Beijing Center
Contact info (email or phone): 

mholme@uchicago.edu

This symposium will pay tribute to Professor Ronald Coase (1910-2013) by examining how the methodology of law and economics has influenced the teaching of law. Scholars will discuss various approaches on how to introduce law and economics into the classroom in Chinese universities.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Conference on International Law and Economics

Date: 
11.15.2013 - 11.16.2013
Location: 
Seminar Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

mholme@uchicago.edu

Does economic analysis have a role to play in scholarship on international law? For quite a long time, the answer seemed to be “no,” but over the last decade, economic analysis of international law has gained traction in law schools.

Faculty: 
Eric A. Posner
Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Sloan Conference on Benefit-Cost Analysis of Financial Regulation

Date: 
10.18.2013 - 10.19.2013
Location: 
October 18, Room D, and October 19, Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme mholme@uchicago.edu

Government agencies like the EPA frequently use benefit-cost analysis in order to evaluate proposed regulations. By contrast, financial agencies like the SEC and CFTC rarely use benefit-cost analysis, and in recent years have seen regulations struck down by the courts because of regulators’ failure to use benefit-cost analysis or flaws in their benefit-cost analyses.

Faculty: 
Eric A. Posner
Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
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