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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 (jprescott@umich.edu) and Professor Veronica Santarosa (aokisan@umich.edu).

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 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, mtoonen@umich.edu)

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, mtoonen@umich.edu)

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
(To receive a copy of this paper, please reach out to Marielle Toonen, mtoonen@umich.edu)

November 21
Natasha Sarin, University of Pennsylvania Law School
"Next Time Will be The Same: Mis-Measuring Bank Risk and its Consequences"
(to receive a copy of this paper, please reach out to Marielle Toonen, mtoonen@umich.edu)

December 5
Joshua Teitelbaum, Georgetown Law Center
"Computational Complexity and Tort Detterence"


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