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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 Fall 2019 workshop will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Jeffries Hall room 1020, and is organized by Professor J.J. Prescott ( and Professor Veronica Santarosa (

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

(Please click on the Workshop navigation link to the left to view past workshop topics.)

Fall 2019

September 5
Sonja Starr, Michigan Law

"Expungement of Criminal Convictions: An Empirical Study"

September 19
Alexander Stremitzer, ETH Zurich Center for Law & Economics
"Aspirational Rules"
(to receive a copy of this paper, please reach out to Marielle Toonen,

September 26
Robert Bartlett, Berkeley Law
"Consumer-Lending Discrimination in the FinTech Era"

October 10
Anna Gelpern, Georgetown Law Center

"Unfogging Activities: Market-Based Financial Stability Regulation"
(to receive a copy of this paper, please reach out to Marielle Toonen,

October 17
Adi Leibovitch, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Bargaining in the Shadow of the Judge"

October 31
Ed Fox, Michigan Law
"Sharp Lines and Sliding Scales in Tax Law"

November 7
Kevin Quinn, University of Michigan Department of Political Science
Title TBA

November 21
Natasha Sarin, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Title TBA

December 5
Joshua Teitelbaum, Georgetown Law Center
"Tort Liability and Unawareness"

* On September 12, October 3, October 24, and November 14 there will be no guest speaker; only enrolled students should attend.