Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics Celebrates Ten-Year Milestone

Impactful Institute has fostered decade of data-driven innovation at the intersection of law and economics

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Symposium on How AI Will Change the Law

The Coase-Sandor Institute hosted a group of leading international legal scholars at the University of Chicago Law School to discuss How AI Will Change the Law.

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2022-2023 Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics Annual Report

In its 10th year of operation, the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics continued to produce and disseminate cutting-edge research on the intersection of law and economics.

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The Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics continues the long tradition of excellence at the University of Chicago Law School as the birthplace of law in economics. First established as the Institute for Law and Economics, the goal of the Institute is to promote the understanding and dissemination of the economic approach to law. Institute faculty produce cutting-edge research and the Institute team provides empirical research support and organizes conferences and events in Chicago and beyond. 

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The University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper Series publishes working papers in law and economics authored by University of Chicago faculty. Submit papers for consideration to the University of Chicago Law SSRN Working Paper Series Webform.

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When the Law School’s scholars tap into massive data sets to answer pressing legal questions, they often draw support from the Coase-Sandor Institute of Law and Economics, an academic hub and research lab staffed by a small team of analysts trained to clean, organize, and synthesize data.

It’s a behind-the-scenes ingredient designed for Law School faculty whose cutting-edge scholarship includes time-consuming empirical work—and it is a resource John Rappaport, Professor of Law and Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar, calls “significant.”