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2006-2007 Workshop Schedule

The Law, Economics, and Organization Workshop, which was established in 1984,is an interdisciplinary workshop that brings to Yale Law School social scientists and legal scholars, generally from other universities, whose research involves a broad range of issues.

2006-2007 Schedule

The workshop meets from 4:10-5:40 p.m. in Room 121.
For further information, please contact
Deborah Sestito at (203) 432-4830 or deborah.sestito@yale.edu

Fall 2006

September 7
Judy Chevalier and Fiona Scott-Morton, Yale, Management
State Casket Sales Restrictions: A Pointless Undertaking?
September 14

Max Schanzenbach, Northwestern, Law
Strategic Judging Under the Sentencing Guidelines: Positive Political Theory and Evidence

October 5
Devah Pager, Princeton, Sociology
Race at Work: Discrimination in Low Wage Labor Markets

October 19

Timothy Guinnane, Yale, Economics
Business Organization in the Long Run: Private Limited Companies Rule!

November 9

Jeff Strnad, Stanford, Law
Should Legal Empiricists Go Bayesian

November 16

Kevin Murphy, USC, Business
Executive Stock Options & IPO Underpricing

November 30

Jesse Rothstein, Princeton, Economics
Tipping and the Dynamics of Segregation in Neighborhoods and Schools

Spring 2007

February8 Anup Malani, University of Chicago, Law
Valuing Laws as Local Amenities
February 22
Lee Epstein, Northwestern, Law
The Changing Dynamics of Senate Voting on Supreme Court Nominees
March 8
Erica Field, Harvard, Economics
March 29
Jon Klick, Florida State, Law
Cheap Doughnuts and Expensive Broccoli: The Effect of Relative Price Changes on Obesity
April 12

John Ferejohn, Stanford, Political Science andNYU, Law
The First Superstatute: Institutionalizing Central Banking in the US
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April 26 Ken Ayotte, Columbia, Business,
Optimal Property Rights in Financial Contracting
May 10 Michael Greenstone, MIT, Economics
Climate Change, Mortality, and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the US