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Yair Listokin is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Professor Listokin received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2005, his A.B. magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard in 1998, and his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton in 2002. At Yale Law School, Professor Listokin was twice named the John M. Olin Prize Winner for the best student paper in law and economics, and he was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics. In 2005-2006, he clerked for The Honorable Richard A. Posner at the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit. His primary research and teaching interests are business organizations, bankruptcy, contracts, corporate finance, and empirical legal studies. His additional interests are in federal income taxation and secured transactions. Professor Listokin's published works include, "Protecting Future Claimants in Mass Tort Bankruptcies," 98 Northwestern University Law Review 1435 (2004) (with Kenneth Ayotte); "Does More Crime Mean More Prisoners?: An Instrumental Variables Approach," 46 Journal of Law and Economics 181 (2003); and, "Efficient Time Bars: A New Rationale for the Existence of Statutes of Limitations in Criminal Law," 31 Journal of Legal Studies 99 (2002).