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
January 12
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Pat Akey - University of Toronto Rotman School of Management
Government Policy and Firms

February 9
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Anthony Casey - University of Chicago Law School

February 23
Tuesday 
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park

Valerie Hans - Cornell Law School

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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