2017- 2018 Schedule

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 12Room J225
Jackman Law Bldg
78 Queen's Park
Marin Levy - Duke University School of Law
Panel Assignment in the Federal Courts of Appeals
 September 26 Room J225
Jackman Law Bldg
78 Queen's Park
Cynthia Rudin - Duke University Computer Science
Transparency, causality, and bias: Can we really use machine learning for high stakes decisions
October 10NEW LOCATION
Flavelle Building
Room 219
George Triantis - Stanford Law School
The Design of Staged Contracting (co-authored with Albert Choi)
November 14NEW LOCATION
Flavelle Building
Room 219

J.J. Prescott - University of Michigan Law School
Noncompetes and Employee Mobility

January 16Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park
Paige Marta Skiba - Vanderbilt Law School
What Do Small Claims Court Judges Maximize? Evidence from Italy
January 30Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park
Natalie Bau - University of Toronto Dept. of Economics
Can Policy Crowd Out Culture?
February 13Room 219
Flavelle Building

78 Queen's Park
Eric Talley - Columbia Law School
Informed Trading and Cybersecurity Breaches

February 27Room 219
Flavelle Building

78 Queen's Park
John Pfaff - Fordham University School of Law
Truth in Sentencing Laws and the Limited Role of the Federal Government in Criminal Justice:  Evidence From the 1994 Crime Control Act, And What it Means for Today

March 6Room 219
Flavelle Building

78 Queen's Park
Edward Cheng - Vanderbilt Law School
Fair Division of Attorneys' Fees
2016- 2017 Schedule

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 13
Tuesday
Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall
Dan Awrey - University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Law and the Shadow Payment System
September 20
Tuesday
Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall 
Kevin Davis - NYU School of Law|
Multijurisdictional Enforcement Games
October 18
Tuesday
 Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall
Alison Morantz - Stanford University Law School
Rejecting the Grand Bargain: What Happens When Large Companies
Opt Out of Workers' Compensation?
November 1
Tuesday
 Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall
Jennifer Bennett Shinall - Vanderbilt University Law School
Opting Out and Division of Marital Assets
November 15
Tuesday
Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall 
Yun-chien Chang - Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Do Parties Negotiate After Trespass Litigation?  An Empirical Study of Cosaean Bargaining
January 17
Tuesday
Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall 
Michael Heise - Cornell Law School
When Winning Is Not Enough: Non-Adverse State Civil Appeals and Their Implications for Efficiency
February 7
Tuesday
Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall 
Paul Mahoney - University of Virginia School of Law
The Regulation of Trading Markets: A Survey and Evaluation
February 28
Tuesday
Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall 
Cherie Metcalf - Queen's University Faculty of Law
Institutions & Information: Public Perception of Climate Change Information Provided by Government vs. the Market
March 14
Tuesday
Solarium (Rm. FA2)
Falconer Hall 
Joel Trachtman - Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
The International Law and Economics of Citizenship and Migration
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
2014-15 Schedule

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

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

Crystal Yang - Harvard Law School
Justice Vacated? The Impact of Judicial Vacancies on the Criminal Justice System

September 30
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Suresh Naidu - Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Coercive Contract Enforcement: Law and the Labor Market n 19th Century Industrial Britain 
October 14
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Dan Trefler - University of Toronto Rotman School of Management
The Rents from Trade:  Removing the Sugar Coating 
October 28
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jeffrey Rachlinski - Cornell Law School
Do Judges Follow the Law or Follow Their Feelings?

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

Albert Choi - University of Virginia Law School
Relational Sanctions against Non-Profit Organizations: Why a Selfish Entrepreneur Would Organize a Non-Profit Enterprise

February 24
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
William Hubbard - University of Chicago Law School
Nuisance Suits
March 3
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Kathryn Zeiler - Georgetown University Law Center
The Impact of Damages Caps on Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums
March 17
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Alan Sykes - NYU Law School
Economic "Necessity" in International Law

March 31
Tuesday
4:10 - 5:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Tess Wilkinson-Ryan - University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Common Sense of Contract Formation

2013-14

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

October 1
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Eric Talley - Berkeley Law School
Financial Regulation and the World's Most Important Number: LIBOR Reporting Behavior During the Credit Crisis
October 15
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jill Fisch - University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Influence of Arbitrator Background and Representation on Arbitration Outcomes
October 29
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Omri Ben-Shahar - University of Chicago Law School
The Uneasy Case for Equal Access
November 12
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

David Trubek - University of Wisconsin Law School
Beyond Self-Estrangement: Law and Development 40 Years On

This workshop is co-sponsored with the Globalization, Law & Justice Workshop series.

December 3
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00 
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Heski Bar-Isaac - University of Toronto Rotman School of Management
Reputation with Heterogeneous Audiences: An Application to Optimal Client Lists
January 14
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Kathy Spier - Harvard Law School
Shotguns and Deadlocks
February 4
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jonathan Klick - University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Effect of Privately Provided Police Services on Crime
March 11
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Bert Huang - Columbia Law School
Concurrent Damages

March 25
Tuesday
4:10 - 6:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Joshua Gans - University of Toronto Rotman School of Management
Remix Rights and Negotiations Over the Use of Copy-protected Works

2012-13

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 11 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkHolger Spamann, Harvard Law School American Exceptionalism Revisited
October 9 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkMatthew Stephenson, Harvard Law School Does Separation of Powers Promote Stability and Moderation?
November 6 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkFrancesco Parisi, University of Minnesota Law School Double-Edged Torts
November 20 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkKory Kroft - University of Toronto Department of Economics Duration Dependence and Labour Market Conditions: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment
January 15 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00 Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkRobert Ellickson, Yale Law School The Law and Economics of Street Layouts: Why Most Downtowns Are Rectangular Grids
February 12 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkMitu Gulati, Duke University Law School The Eurozone Debt Crisis
February 26 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkFlorencia Marotta-Wurgler, New York University Law School Set in Stone?  Change and Innovation in Consumer Standard Form Contracts
March 12 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkSteven Shavell, Harvard Law School A Fundamental Enforcement Cost Advantage of the Negligence Rule over Regulation
April 2 Tuesday 4:10 - 6:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkVeronica Santarosa, University of Michigan Law School Financing Long-Distance Trade Without Banks: The Joint Liability Rule and Bills of Exchange in 18th-century France

2011 - 2012

Tuesday, September 27
4:10   – 6:00

 

Dan   Kahan   – Yale Law School
The   Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons:   
Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change

Tuesday, October 11
4:10   – 6:00

Gillian   Hadfield   – University of Southern California Gould School of Law
What is Law? A   Coordination Account of the Characteristics of Legal OrderT

Tuesday,   November 15
4:10   – 6:00

Joshua Fischman – University of   Virginia Law School
Inconsistency,   Indeterminacy, and Error in Adjudication

Tuesday,   November 29
4:10   – 6:00

Gustavo   Bobonis   – University of Toronto Economics Department
The Dynamic   Effects of Information on Political Corruption: Theory and Evidence from   Puerto Rico

Tuesday,   January 17
4:10   – 6:00

Alan   Schwartz   – Yale Law School
Conceptualizing   Contractual Interpretation

Tuesday,   February 14
4:10   – 6:00

Jennifer   Arlen   – New York University School of Law
Corporate   Governance Regulation Through Non-Prosecution

Tuesday,   March 6
4:10   – 6:00

Saul   Levmore   – University of Chicago Law School
Incentives for Evidence Production

Tuesday,   March 20
4:10   – 6:00

Bentley   MacLeod   – Columbia Law School
Law,   Economics and Evidence

 2010 - 2011

DateSpeakerTitle

September 21

Daniel Klerman
University of Southern California Law School

Legal Origin and Economic Growth

November 9

Thomas Ulen
Illinois University College of Law

The  Role of Law in Economic Development

November 30Jonathan Nash
Emory University Law School

The Cathedral in Transition: Property- and Liability-Based Environmental Regulatory Relief

December 7Randy Picker
University of Chicago Law School

The Razors-and Blades Myth(s)

January 18

Richard Brooks
Yale Law School

Field Experiments on Race and Spatial Distance

February 1

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED 
Omri Ben-Shahar
University of Chicago Law School

 

February 15

Lynnette Purda
Queen's University School of Business

Detecting Fraud from the Language of Financial Reports

March 8

Avery Katz
Columbia Law School

Virtue Ethics and Efficient Breach

March 22

Lee Fennell
University of Chicago Law School

Property and Precaution
 

April 5 Stephen Choi
New York University Law School
The Price of Pay to Play in Securities Class Actions

2009 - 2010

DateSpeakerTitle

September 22

J.J. Prescott
University of Michigan Law School

Trial and Settlement: A Study of High-Low Agreements

October 13 

Christine Jolls
Yale Law School

Rationality and Consent in Privacy Law

November 17

Daniel Crane
University of Michigan Law School

Optimizing Private Antitrust Enforcement

December 1Benjamin Alarie
University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Interventions at the Supreme Court of Canada

January 19

Janis Sarra
University of  British Columbia
Faculty of Law

The Current Financial Crisis adn the Incentive Effects of Derivatives

February 2Scott Hemphill
Columbia Law School

Co-sponsored by the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy Workshop Series

Generic Drug Challenges Prior to Patent Expiration

March 9

Marcel Kahan
NYU Law School

Embattled CEOs

 March 23

Anita Anand
University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Is Systemic Risk Relevant to Securities Regulation?

2008 - 2009

DateSpeakerTitle

September 10
12:30 - 2:00

Alicia Davis Evans
University of Michigan Law School

Are Investors' Gains and Losses from Securities Fraud Equal Over Time?  Some Preliminary Evidence

October 22
12:30 - 2:00

Chad P. Bown
Brandeis University

The Economics of Permissible WTO Retaliation

November 12
12:30 - 2:00

Alexander  Dyck
Craig Doidge
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto 

Taxes, Valuation and Organizational Structure: Evidence from Canada

January 14
12:30 - 2:00

Yair Listokin
Yale Law School

The Pivotal Mechanism and Organizational Control

February 4
12:30 - 2:00
Talia Fisher
Tel Aviv University

The Confessional Penalty

February 11
12:30 - 2:00

Mitchell Kane
NYU Law School

Co-sponsored by the James Hausman Tax Law & Policy Workshops

 Bootstraps and Poverty Traps:  Treaties as Novel Toos for Development Finance

MARCH 5
THURSDAY
4:10 - 6:00 P.M.

Rafael Di Tella
Harvard Business School

Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?

March 18
12:30 - 2:00 

Timur Kuran
Duke University Economics Department
LOCATION: Flavelle Dining Room

 The Rule of Law in Islamic Thought and Practice:  A Historical Perspective

2007 - 2008

DateSpeakerTitle

September 19
12:30 - 2:00

Kyle Bagwell
Columbia University, Economics
Remedies for Violations of WTO Obligations

NEW DATE:
September 27
Thursday

12:30 - 2:00

Richard Bird
University of Toronto, Rotman School
Eric Zolt
UCLA Law School

Co-sponsored by the James Hausman Tax Law & Policy Workshops

NEW LOCATION:
Faculty Lounge, 78 Queen's Park

The Dual Income Tax: A Possible Approach for Developing Countries

October 31
12:30 - 2:00

Susan Rose-Ackerman
Yale Law School

Public Administration and Judicial Institutions in Latin America: A Review of the Issues and Proposals for Reform

November 14
12:30 - 2:00
Cherie Metcalf
Queen's University
Corporate Social Responsibility as Global Public Law: Third Party Standards as Regulation by Information
December 5
12:30 - 2:00

Matthew Adler
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Co-sponsored by the Legal Theory Workshops

Well-Being, Inequality and Time:  The Time-Slice Problem and its Policy Implications

January 16
12:30 - 2:00
Thomas Miles
University of Chicago Law School
Judging the Voting Rights Act
(co-authored with Adam Cox)
March 5
12:30 - 2:00

Douglas Baird
University of Chicago Law School

Financial Innovation and the New Chapter 11
March 19
12:30 - 2:00
Tom  Ginsburg
University of Illinois College of Law
The Lifespan of Written Constitutions

April 2
12:30 - 2:00

Edward Rock
University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Hanging Chads of Corporate Voting
 

2006 - 2007

DateSpeakerTitle

SEPTEMBER 13
(Wed)
12:10-2:00

Donatella Porrini
University of Lecce (Italy)

Class Actions for Financial Losses: Deterrence Effects from Ex-Post Regulation

SEPTEMBER 27
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00

Jody Kraus
University of Virginia Law School

The Jurisprudential Origins of Contemporary Contract Theory
OCTOBER 11
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00
Massimo D'Antoni
University of Siena (Italy)

Proprietary vs. Non-Proprietary Licensing and Software Development

NOVEMBER 1
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00

Claire Priest 
Northwestern University Law School

Creating an American Property Law: Alienability and Its Limits in American History

NOVEMBER 15
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00

James Hines
University of Michigan

Co-sponsored by the James Hausman Tax Law & Policy Workshops

Should Governments Try to Tax Foreign income?
November 29
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00
Catherine Sharkey
Columbia University Law School
Regulatory Voids:  Tort Law in the Modern State 

JANUARY 17
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00

Martha Bailey
University of Michigan
Department of Economics

Momma's Got the Pill: The Impact of Griswold v. Connecticut on U.S.
Childbearing
FEBRUARY 7
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00
Jonathan Klick
Florida State University

Cheap Doughnuts and Expensive Broccoli: The Effect of Relative Price Changes on Obesity

FEBRUARY 14
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00

Steve Bank
UCLA School of Law

Co-sponsored by the James Hausman Tax Law & Policy workshops

NEW LOCATION:
Classroom FLA, 78 Queen's Park
Taxation and the Separation of Ownership and Control


February 28
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00

Robert Rasmussen
Vanderbilt University Law School

Financial Contracting and Transnational Insolvencies
MARCH 6
(Tuesday)
12:10 - 2:00
Edward Morrison
Columbia University
The Irrelevance of Federal Bankruptcy Law: Small Business Distress and State Law

March 21
(Wed)
12:10 - 2:00

Alison Morantz
Stanford University Law School


2005 - 2006

DateSpeakerTitle

SEPTEMBER 14
12:10-2:00

Peter Schuck
Yale Law School

Bad Draws, Bad Bets, Bad Apples, and Bad Policies

OCTOBER 5
12:10 - 2:00

Tomer Broude
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Taking 'Trade and Culture' Seriously:  Geographical Indications and Cultural Protection in WTO Law
OCTOBER 19
12:10 - 2:00
Albert Choi
University of Virginia
Optimal Successor Liability
NOVEMBER 16
12:10 - 2:00

Edward McCaffery
University of Southern Caliornia
Co-sponsored by the James Hausman Tax Law & Policy Workshop series.

Starving the beast:  The psychology of budget deficits
NOVEMBER 30
12:10 - 2:00

Tony Duggan
University of Toronto

Exemplary Damages in Equity
(Punitive Damages for Breach of Fiduciary Obligation)
JANUARY 4
12:10 - 2:00
PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE

Samuel Issacharoff
New York University

Backdoor Federalization:  Grappling with the "Risk to the Rest of the Country"

FEBRUARY 1
12:10 - 2:00

Ronen Avraham
Northwestern University
The Impact of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Awards, 1991-1998
FEBRUARY 15
12:10 - 2:00
George Triantis
University of Virginia
A Capital-Structure Theory of Firm Boundaries

MARCH 8
12:10 - 2:00

Steven Shavell
Harvard University
Contract Law

TUES MARCH 14
12:10 - 2:00

Location:
Classroom FLA
78 Queen's Park

Gillian Hadfield
University of Southern California

Please note different day and time.

tba
MARCH 29
12:10 - 2:00
Reinier Kraakman
Harvard University
A Gatekeeper Problem:  The Structure of Incentives for Outide Directors

 2004 - 2005

DateSpeakerTitle

SEPTEMBER 17
12:10-2:00

Curtis Milhaupt
Columbia University
Choice as Regulatory Reform:  The Case of Japanese Corporate Governance

OCTOBER 6
12:10 - 2:00

Art Durnev
University of Miami Business School; Visiting Professor, Rotman School of Management

To Steal or Not to Steal:  Firm Attributes, Legal Environment, and Valuation

OCTOBER 13
12:10 - 2:00
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University
Are All Executions Equal?  The Varying Deterrent Effects of Different Executions
OCTOBER 27
12:10 - 2:00
Richard McAdams
University of Illinois
Expressive Adjudication
NOVEMBER 17
12:10 - 2:00
Michael Trebilcock
University of Toronto
Critiquing the Critics of Economic Globalization
DECEMBER 1
12:10 - 2:00
Andrew Green
University of Toronto

Trade Rules and Climate Change Subsidies

JANUARY 19
12:10 - 2:00
Alexander Dyck
University of Toronto
Theft and Taxes

FEBRUARY 2
12:10 - 2:00

Lior Strahilevitz
Univeristy of Chicago
A Social Networks Theory of Privacy
FEBRUARY 23
12:10 - 2:00
Albert Yoon
Northwestern University
Offer-of-Judgment Rules and Civil Litigation: An Empirical Study of Insurance Litigation in the East

MARCH 16
12:10 - 2:00

Laura Beny
University of Michigan
Reflections on the Diversity-Performance Nexus among Elite U.S. Law Firms:  Toward a Theory of a Diversity Norm
MARCH 30
12:10 - 2:00
Richard Brooks
Yale University
Incorporating Race

For more information about this workshop, please contact Nadia Gulezko at n.gulezko@utoronto.ca