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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 2018 workshop will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in South Hall room 1020, and is organized by Professor James R. Hines Jr. ( and Professor J.J. Prescott (

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 2018

September 6
Richard Brooks, NYU School of Law

Title TBA

September 13
Speaker TBA

Title TBA

September 20
Megan Stevenson, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Title TBA

September 27
Jens Frankenreiter, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Title TBA

October 4
Sarath Sanga, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
"Network Effects in Corporate Governance"

October 11
Ariel Porat, Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law & University of Chicago Law School

Title TBA

October 18
Abraham Wickelgren, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Title TBA

October 25
David Bjerk, Claremont McKenna College

"What Can DNA Exonerations Tell Us About Racial Differences in Wrongful Conviction Rates?" (co-authored with Eric Helland)

November 1
Adam Chilton, University of Chicago Law School
Title TBA

November 8
No class

November 15
Michael Gilbert, University of Virginia School of Law

Title TBA

November 29
Adriana Robertson, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Title TBA

December 6
Lee Fennell, University of Chicago Law School

Title TBA​​​​