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Law and Economics Workshop

Michigan's Law & Economics workshop provides an opportunity for faculty and students from across the University to engage with cutting-edge law and economics research. 

The workshop is organized by Professors J.J. Prescott (jprescott@umich.edu) and Sonja Starr (sbstarr@umich.edu), and meets Thursday afternoons in Room 1020 South Hall from 4 to 6 p.m.

If you would like to receive workshop announcements, please contact Jenny Rickard (rickardj@umich.edu) and ask to have your name added to the workshop's email list.

(Please note: The schedule is subject to change.)

Fall 2013 Schedule

September 5, 2013
Alicia Davis, Michigan Law
"The Corporate Governance Clientele Effect"
Please email Jenny Rickard (rickardj@umich.edu) for a copy of this paper.

September 12, 2013
Alison Morantz, Stanford Law School
"Putting Data to Work for Workers: The Role of Information Technology in U.S. Worker Protection Agencies""
Please email Jenny Rickard (rickardj@umich.edu) for a copy of these materials.

September 19, 2013
Jens Ludwig, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
"Preventing Juvenile Recidivism: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial"
Please email Jenny Rickard (rickardj@umich.edu) for a copy of this paper.

September 26, 2013
Tonja Jacobi, Northwestern University School of Law
"The Attrition of Rights Under Parole" (with Gregory Barr & Song Richardson)

October 3, 2013
Alex Stein, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
"Allocation of Errors and the Architecture of Liability" (with Jef DeMot)

October 10, 2013
Zev Eigen, Northwestern University School of Law
"An Experimental Test of the Effectiveness of Terms & Conditions"

October 17, 2013
Yun-chien Chang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
"Anchoring Effect in Real Litigation:An Empirical Study"

October 24, 2013
Michael Barr, Michigan Law
"Five Ways the Financial System Will Fail Next Time"

October 31, 2013
Isaac McFarlin Jr., University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy
"Percent Plans, Automatic Admissions, and College Outcomes" (with Lindsay Daugherty & Paco Martorell)

November 7, 2013
Murat Mungan, Florida State University College of Law
"Abandoned Criminal Attempts: An Economic Analysis"

November 14, 2013
Jill Horwitz, UCLA School of Law
"Challenges to Regulatory Decentralization: Lessons from State Health Technology Restrictions" (with Daniel Polsky)

November 21, 2013
Bruce Frier, Michigan Law
"Roman Dowry: Some Economic Questions"

December 5, 2013
Jeffrey Fagan, Columbia Law School
"No Runs, Few Hits, and Many Errors: Unreasonable Suspicion in Street Stops"
Please email Jenny Rickard (rickardj@umich.edu) for a copy of this paper.

 

 
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