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Laura N. Beny

Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 2003-



Forthcoming

  • "The Law and Economics of Public Global Efforts to Prevent and Punish Genocide." In Economic Aspects of Genocide, Mass Killing, and Their Prevention, edited by C. Anderton and J. Brauer. New York: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, 2015.
  • "The Empirical Evidence on the Regulation of Insider Trading." Ann. Rev. L. & Soc. Sci. (Forthcoming).

Books

  • Co-editor. Sudan's Killing Fields: Political Violence and Fragmentation. S. Hale, co-editor. New Jersey: Red Sea Press, 2014.
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Book Chapters

  • "Beyond Economics: Slavery in the Sudan." In Sudan's Killing Fields: Political Violence and Fragmentation, edited by L. N. Beny and S. Hale, 217-29. New Jersey: Red Sea Press, 2014.
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  • "The Political Economy of Insider Trading Laws and Enforcement: Law vs. Politics? International Evidence." In Research Handbook on Insider Trading, edited by S. Bainbridge, 266-98. Research Handbooks in Corporate Law and Governance. Northampton, Mass.: Elgar, 2013.
    MLaw Catalog
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Co-author. "Has Illegal Insider Trading Become More Rampant in the United States? Empirical Evidence from Takeovers." N. Seyhun, co-author. In Research Handbook on Insider Trading, edited by S. Bainbridge, 211-29. Research Handbooks in Corporate Law and Governance. Northampton, Mass.: Elgar, 2013.
    MLaw Catalog
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN
  • Co-author. "Seychelles (County Profiles)." L. D. Cook, co-author. In Africa Competitiveness Rep, vol. 2000/2001, 196-9. New York, N.Y.: Oxford Univ. Press, 2001. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Journal Articles

  • Co-author. "Private Regulation of Insider Trading in the Shadow of Lax Public Enforcement: Evidence from Canadian Firms." A. I. Anand, co-author. Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 3, no. 2 (2013): 215-56.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN | WWW
  • Co-author. "Metals or Management? Explaining Africa's Recent Economic Growth Spurt." L. D. Cook, co-author. Am. Econ. Rev. 99, no. 2 (2009): 268-74.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • "Do Investors in Controlled Firms Value Insider Trading Laws? International Evidence." J. L. Econ. & Pol'y 4, no. 2 (2008): 267-310.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Westlaw
  • "Insider Trading Rules Can Affect Attractiveness of Country's Stock Markets." Law Quad. Notes 50, no. 1 (2007): 73-5.
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    Full Text: MLaw Repository | WWW
  • "Insider Trading Laws and Stock Markets Around the World: An Empirical Contribution to the Theoretical Law and Economics Debate." J. Corp. L. 32, no. 2 (2007): 237-300.
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  • "Why Sudan? Ambiguous Identities Forge Persistent Conflict." Law Quad. Notes 49, no. 2 (2006): 14-5.
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    Full Text: MLaw Repository
  • "A Comment on Nielsen's and Albiston's Sample Selection Methodology, and Implications for the 'Have-Nots'." N.C. L. Rev. 84, no. 5 (2006): 1623-34.
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  • "Do Insider Trading Laws Matter? Some Preliminary Comparative Evidence." Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 7, no. 1 (2005): 144-83. (Symposium on Comparative Law and Economics.)
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  • Co-author. "Questions to Ask Before You Join a Club." P. S. Bird et al., co-authors. Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report 3, no. 2 (2003): 1, 14-6.
    Full Text: WWW
  • "U. S. Secondary Stock Markets: A Survey of Current Regulatory and Structural Issues and a Reform Proposal to Enhance Competition." Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 2002, no. 2 (2002): 399-473. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Insider Trading Law, Enforcement, Ownership Structure and Stock Market Liquidity: A Comparative Empirical Analysis." FSR F. 2, no. 5 (2000): 13-25. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Co-author. "In Search of a Transformative Feminist Paradigm to Guide the Sudanese Women's Movement." Z. Eyega, co-author. Articles & Views (Sudan Women Alliance) (2000). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Slavery in the Sudan - The Failure to Address Victims' Testimony." Articles & Views (Sudan Women Alliance) (1999). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Other Publications

  • Co-author. S. Hale, co-author. Introduction to Sudan's Killing Fields: Political Violence and Fragmentation, by L. N. Beny and S. Hale, editors, xiii-xxxi. New Jersey: Red Sea Press, (2014).
    Full Text: SSRN
  • "If Managed Properly, Oil Need Not Be a Curse for South Sudan." Gurtong Focus Magazine (2012). 
  • "Out of Struggle, Nationhood: South Sudan's New Leader Must Build a State from a Legacy of Violence." Newsweek (2011).
    Full Text: WWW

Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • Co-author. "Questions to Ask Before You Join a Club." P. S. Bird et al., co-authors. In Fifth Annual Private Equity Forum: Legal and Financial Strategies for Dealmaking in a New Regulatory Regime, 65-73. Corporate Law and Practice Course Handbook Series, Number B-1393. New York, N.Y.: Practising Law Institute, 2003. (Originally published under the same title in Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report 3, no. 2 (2003): 1, 14-6.)
  • Co-author. "Questions to Ask Before You Join a Club." P. S. Bird et al., co-authors. Private Equity Int'l 15 (2003): 30-3. (Originally published under the same title in Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report 3, no. 2 (2003): 1, 14-6.)

Works in Progress & Working Papers

  • Co-author. Analysis of the Republic of South Sudan's Accession to the East African Community: Benefits, Detriments and Recommendations. M. Snyder, co-author. Univ. of Michigan Public Law Research Paper, no. 337. Working Paper, 2013.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Diversity Among Elite American Law Firms: A Signal of Quality and Prestige. Univ. of Michigan Law & Economics. Working Paper, 2005. (Last revised November 2006.)
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