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2011-2012 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.

Course Requirements

2011-2012 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 2011

September 8

Daniel Chen (Law & Economics/Duke)
"Insiders and Outsiders: Does Forbidding Sexual Harassment Exacerbate Gender Inequality?"

September 22

Naomi Lamoreaux (Economics & History/Yale)
This is a joint session with the Legal History Forum
"Intermediaries in the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth Century United States"

October 6

Jonathan Masur (Law/University of Chicago)
"Patent Inflation"

October 13

Katherine Baicker (Public Health/Harvard)
"The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year"
October 20 Bruce Sacerdote (Economics/Dartmouth)
"From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas CritiqueMeets Peer Effects"

November 17

Francine Blau (Economics/Cornell)
"The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations"

December 8

Einer Elhauge (Law/Harvard)
"A Little Lower Than God: What Should Limit Our Efforts To Redesign Humans?"

Spring 2012

January 26

David Yermack (Stern School of Business/NYU)
"Tailspotting: What Can Investors Learn by Tracking Corporate Jets?"
This is a joint session with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
February 23 David Schleicher (Law/George Mason)
"City Unplanning"

March 8

Kerwin Charles (The Harris School/University of Chicago) Canceled

March 29

Elizabeth Cascio (Economics/Dartmouth)
"Valuing The Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following The Voting Rights Act of 1965"

April 12

Jordan Siegel (Business/Harvard)
"Cross-Border Reverse Mergers: Causes and Consequences"
This is a joint session with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
April 26 Barry Weingast (Political Science/Stanford)
"Countermajoritarian Institutions and Constitutional Stability"
This is a joint session with the Legal Theory Workshop