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The following Michigan Law faculty members are most closely associated with the Program in Law and Economics.

Michael S. Barr
Michael S. Barr is Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and at the Brookings Institution. More…

Laura N. Beny

Professor Beny's research interests include law and economics, finance, political economy, development, and the Sudan. More…

Daniel Crane

Dan Crane is an expert on antitrust law and regulatory policy. More…

Steven P. Croley

Steven P. Croley is the Harry Burns Hutchins Collegiate Professor of Law and is currently on leave from Michigan Law. More…

Alicia J. Davis


Since joining the Michigan law faculty in the fall of 2004, Professor Alicia J. Davis has taught Enterprise Organization, Mergers and Acquisitions, and the Law and Economics Workshop. More…

John DiNardo

John DiNardo is a professor of economics and public policy who has worked in applied econometrics, labor economics, health, and political science. More…

James R. Hines Jr.

James R. Hines Jr. is the L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law and codirector of the Law and Economics Program. More…

Vikramaditya S. Khanna

Vikramaditya Khanna is a professor of law and director of the Directors' College for Global Business & Law at Michigan Law School. More…

James E. Krier

James E. Krier, the Earl Warren DeLano Professor of Law, teaches property law. More…

Kyle D. Logue


Kyle D. Logue, the Wade H. and Dores M. McCree Collegiate Professor of Law, teaches courses in the areas of tax, tort, and insurance law. More…

John A. E. Pottow

John A.E. Pottow is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of bankruptcy and commercial law. More…

J.J. Prescott

J.J. Prescott, Professor of Law, is codirector of the Law and Economics Program. He employs sophisticated empirical methods and economic analysis to study the real-world consequences of law and, in particular, the effects that law and legal structures have on individual behavior. More…

Adam C. Pritchard

Adam C. Pritchard is the Frances and George Skestos Professor of Law at University of Michigan Law School.More…

Veronica A. Santarosa

Professor Santarosa's research interests include law and economics, financial economic history, and law and development. More…

Margo Schlanger


Professor Margo Schlanger has returned from a two-year leave during which she served as the presidentially appointed Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. More…

Sonja B. Starr


Sonja B. Starr joined the Law School faculty in fall 2009 and teaches first-year criminal law, international criminal law, and a seminar on the collateral consequences of criminal convictions. More…

Mark D. West

Mark D. West, associate dean for academic affairs and Nippon Life Professor of Law, is the director of the Japanese Legal Studies Program at the Law School. More…


The following faculty members from the Department of Economics are most closely associated with the Program.

Martha J. Bailey
Charles Brown
Jeffrey Smith

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