Professor and Chair in Law and Economics

Jackman Law Building
78 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Tel.: 416-978-5083

Albert Yoon holds the Chair in Law and Economics.

Albert received his undergraduate degree from Yale and his law and doctoral (political science) degrees from Stanford. During law school, he was the senior articles editor of the Stanford Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for the Hon. R. Guy Cole of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at U.C. Berkeley. Before joining the Faculty of Law, Albert was professor of law at  Northwestern University, during which he was a Law and Public Affairs Fellow at Princeton University and a Russell Sage Visiting Scholar in New York City.

Albert writes in the areas of the torts and civil procedure, the legal profession, and  judicial behaviour.  He has published in the California, Chicago, Cornell, Stanford, and Virginia law reviews; and the Annals of Applied Statistics, Journal of Law & Economics, Journal of Legal Analysis, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, among others.

Albert is a recipient of the Ronald H. Coase Prize for best article in Law and Economics and a member of the American Law Institute.