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Ian Ayres Co-Author Conference




Ayres Co-Author Conference on Law and/or Economics




9:00 AM   Welcome

9:15-10:45  Panel I 

Gregory Klass, Associate Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, "Intent to Contract", (Draft, January 23, 2008).
Commentator:  Barry Adler, Charles Seligson Professor of law, New York University School of Law

Katherine Baker, Professor and Associate Dean, Chicago-Kent College of Law, "The Stories of Marriage", (Draft, February 6, 2009)
Commentator:  Jennifer Gerarda Brown, Professor, Quinnipiac University, School of Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law and Visiting Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School

Ian Ayres, William K. Townsend Professor of Law, Yale Law School and
Anna Ayres-Brown, “Unhappy Meals”
Commentator:  Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School

11:00-12:30 Panel II 

 Peter Cramton, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland.   Professor Cramton's remarks will be based on two working papers:

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Commentator:  Eric Talley, Professor; Co-Director, the Berkeley Center for Law, Business, and the Economy, UC Berkeley School of Law

Eric Rasmusen, Dan R. and Catherine M. Dalton Professor, Dept. of Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, "The Concealment Argument: Why Christians Should Be Agnostics"  (2009)
Commentator:  Peter Siegelman, Roger Sherman Professor of Law, University of Connecticut Law School

Christine Jolls, Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization, Yale Law School, “Race Effects on eBay” (with Ian Ayres and Mahzarin Banaji) (non-circulating)
Commentator:  Barry Nalebuff, Milton Steinbach Professor of Management, Yale University School of Management

Lunch 12:30-1:30 

1:30-3:00  Panel III 
Joel Waldfogel, Joel S. Ehrenkranz Family Professor; Professor of Business and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, “Music for a Song:  An Empirical Look at Uniform Song Pricing and its Alternatives
Commentator:  John Donohue, Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Jonathan Macey, Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law, Yale Law School, “The Demise of the Reputational Model in Capital Markets: The Problem of the ‘Last Period Parasites’
CommentatorAaron Edlin, Richard Jennings Endowed Chair, Professor of Economics and Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law

Colin Rowat, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham,
"An Exchange Economy with Pilliage", (Preliminary, Febury 10, 2009)
Commentator:  Nasser Zakariya, Harvard University

3:15-4:45  Panel IV 

Laura Dooley, Professor of Law, Valparaiso University School of Law,National Juries for National Cases:  Preserving Citizen Participation in Large-Scale Litigation
Commentator:  Jack Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment, Yale Law School

Bruce Ackerman, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale Law School, “Civil Rights Revolution:  We the People”, Volume 3, Introduction (non-circulating)
Commentator:  Joe Bankman, Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School

Gideon Parchomovsky,  Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, Israel  Reconceptualizing Trespass,” (with Alex Stein)103 Northwestern L. Rev. (forthcoming 2009)
CommentatorsDoug Kysar, Professor of Law, Yale Law School & Richard Brooks, Professor of Law, Yale Law School

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