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2002 -2003 Workshop Schedule

2002-2003 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 2002

September 12 Oliver Hart (Harvard, Economics)
A Theory of Firm Scope jointly with Bengt Holmstrom
September 26  David Weisbach (University of Chicago, Law )
Taxation and Risk-Taking with Multiple Tax Rates
 October 10 Brian Cheffins (University of Cambridge, Law)
Corporate Law and Ownership Structure: A Darwinian Link?
October 30
 John Fingleton Chairman/Irish Competition Authority
Design and Enforcement of Antitrust Law in Ireland
October 31  Jack Knight (Washington University, Political Science)
The Norm of Prior Judicial Experience (and Its Consequences for the U.S. Supreme Court).
November 7 Richard Brooks (Northwestern University, Law)
Covenants & Conventions
November 14
Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management)
Managing With Style: The Effect of Managers on Firm Policies (with Marianne Bertrand).
December 5
December 12
Daniel Kessler (University of Pennsylvania (Wharton and Law School)
Detecting Medicare Abuse

Spring 2003

January 30  Luis Garicano (University of Chicago, Business)
Specialization, Firms and Markets: The Division of Labor Within and Between Law Firms
February 13 Erik Berglof (Stockholm School of Economics)
Default and Debt Design
February 27 Colin Camerer (California Institute of Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences)
Behavioral Game Theory: Thinking, Learning, and Teaching
March 13  Edward Glaeser (Harvard, Economics)
The Impact of Zoning on Housing Affordability
March 27  John Armour (University of Cambridge, England/Law)
Financing Innovation: The Role of Insolvency Law
Different time: 12-2, Lunch will be served in the Faculty Lounge
April 3 Matthew Rabin (University of California/Berkeley, Economics)
Regulation for Conservatives: Behavioral Economics and the Case for "Asymmetric Paternalism"
Studying Optimal Paternalism, Illustrated by a Model of Sin Taxes
April 24  J. Gregory Sidak (American Enterprise Institute)
The Failure of Good Intentions: The WorldCom Fraud and the Collapse of American Telecommunications After Deregulation
 May 8 Marianne Bertrand (University of Chicago, Business)
Bidding for Oil and Gas Leases: A Test of the Free Cash Flow Model

***This is a joint seminar with the Micro/Strategy Seminar of the School of Management.
The seminar will meet from 4:00-5:30 in the Harchow Seminar Room at 55 Hillhouse Avenue.

Course requirements for registered students:
LEO Course Requirements, 2002-2003
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