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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 Winter 2017 workshop will be held from 4:10-6:10 p.m., room South Hall 1020, and is organized by 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.)

Winter 2017

January 12
Kevin Davis, NYU School of Law

"The Concept of Legal Uncertainty"

January 19
Vikramaditya Khanna, Michigan Law

"The Impact of Mandating Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from India's Companies Act 2013" (co-authored with Dhammika Dharmapala)

January 26
Ben Chabot, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

"Contracts without Courts: The Value of Contractual Protection in an Era of Absolute Sovereign Immunity" (co-authored with Veronica Santarosa)

February 2
Nuno Garoupa,  Texas A&M University School of Law
"Judging in Europe: Do Legal Traditions Matter?" (co-authored with J. Liu, A.H. Zhang)

February 9
Andrea Chandrasekher, UC Davis School of Law
"The Effect of Police Slowdowns on Traffic Safety"

February 16
Augustin Landier, Toulouse School of Economics

"Public Information on Past Bankruptcy and the Stigma of Failure for Entrepreneurs"

February 23
Aditi Bagchi, Fordham University School of Law

"Production Liability"

March 9
Marcel Kahan, NYU School of Law

"Moral Hazard and Sovereign Debt: The Role of Contractual Ambiguity and Asymmetric Information" (co-authored with Shmuel Leshem)

March 16
Stefan Bechtold, ETH Zurich

"The Price of Moral Rights: A Field Experiment" (co-authored with Christoph Engel)

March 23
A. Mitchell Polinsky, Stanford Law School

"Prison Work Programs in a Model of Deterrence"

March 30
Bruce Kobayashi, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

"Error Costs, Statistical Significance, and Legal Decision Rules" (co-authored with Michelle M. Burtis)

April 6
Avi Tabbach, Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law

"A Theory of Litigation Signals"

April 13
Daria Roithmayr, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

"Cat and Mouse: The Dynamics of Avoiding Regulation"​​​​