These workshops are a component of the Law and Economics Program at the Faculty, which promotes special study and research opportunities in a broad range of subject areas having a significant law-economics interface. The workshops, which students take for academic credit, attract distinguished legal and economics scholars for sessions approximately 10 times throughout the year.

The workshops are held on Tuesdays, from 4:10 - 5.45 pm, in the Solarium at 84 Queen's Park Cres. 

2015- 2016 Schedule

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 15
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Oliver Hart - Harvard Department of Economics
Short-term, Long-term, and Continuing Contracts
October 13
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Steven Choi - NYU Law School
Does Majority Voting Improve Board Accountability?

October 27
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Joanna Shepherd - Emory University Law School
Partisanship in State Supreme Courts: The Empirical Relationship between Party Campaign Contributions and Judicial Decisionmaking (co-authored with Michael Kang)
November 24
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Miguel de Figueiredo - University of Connecticut Law School
Throw Away the Jail or Throw Away the Key?  The Effect of Punishment on Recidivism and Social Cost 
January 12
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Pat Akey - University of Toronto Rotman School of Management
Policy Uncertainty, Political Capital, and Firm Risk-Taking
February 9
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Anthony Casey - University of Chicago Law School
Bankruptcy on the Side
February 23
Tuesday 
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Valerie Hans - Cornell Law School
From Meaning to Money: Translating Injury into Dollars
March 8
Tuesday 
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Jonah Gelbach, University of Pennsylvania Law School
March 22
Tuesday 
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Sonia Starr, University of Michigan Law School
Ban the Box Laws: An Auditing Study

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