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2010-2011 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


2010-2011 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 2010

September 2

Ebonya Washington (Economics and Political Science/Yale)
Are the Seeds of Bad Governance Sown in Good Times?” with Antoinette Shoar
Joint session with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

September 23

Joshua Rauh (Kellogg School of Management/Northwestern)
"Policy Options for State Pensions Systems and Their Impact on Plan Liabilities" with Robert Novy-Marx
Joint session with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

October 7

Bert Huang (Law/Columbia)
"Lightened Scrutiny"

October 21

Jeremy Tobacman (Wharton School of Management/University of Pennsylvania)
"Do Payday Loans Cause Bankruptcy?" with Paige Marta Skiba

November 4

Henry Smith (Law/Harvard)
An Economic Analysis of Law versus Equity

November 18

Cancelled

December 9

Nathaniel Persily (Law and Political Science/Columbia)
"Profiling Originalism" with Jamal Greene and Stephen Ansolabehere

Spring 2011

January 27

Peter Leeson (Economics/George Mason University)
"Trial by Battle"

February 10

Rachel Kranton (Economics/Duke)
"Identity Economics"

March 10

Joseph Doyle (Sloan School of Management/MIT)
"Juvenile Incarceration & Adult Outcomes"

March 31

Dhammika Dharmapala (Law/University of Illinois)
“Punitive Police? Agency Costs, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Procedure”

April 14

M. Keith Chen (Economics/Yale)
"The Effect of Language on Economic Behavior: Evidence from Savings Rates, Health Behaviors, and Retirement Assets"

April 28

Jonathan Baron (Psychology/University of Pennsylvania)
"The ‘Culture of Honor’ in Citizens’ Concepts of Their Duty"