Law, Economics & Organization Workshop

Established in 1984, the Law, Economics, and Organization Workshop 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.

2023–2024 Schedule

Fall 2023

The Workshop meets biweekly from 4:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. ET in SLB Room 121.

August 31

Zachary Bleemer
Princeton University
"Affirmative Action and Racial Intergration" (not yet available for circulation)

Affirmative Action, Mismatch, and Economic Mobility after California’s Proposition 209 (background reading)

Affirmative Action and its Race-Neutral Alternatives (background reading)

September 7

David Hoffman
University of Pennsylvania
"Defeating the Empire of Forms"

Septmeber 21

Hannah Shaffer
University of Chicago
"Prediction Errors, Incarceration and Violent Crimes: Evidence Linking Prosecutor Surveys to Court Records"

October 5

Jon Choi
University of Minnesota
"Subjective Costs of Tax Compliance"

October 19

Christian Leuz
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance 

"Internalizing Externalities through Public Pressure: Transparency Regulation for Hydraulic Fracturing, Drilling Activity and Water Quality"

November 2

Eric Talley
Columbia University
Joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"Sex and Startups"

November 16

Jessie Handbury
University of Pennsylvania 
"Demographic Differences in Social Exposure to High-Income People"

Spring 2024

The Workshop meets bi-weekly from 4:10 p.m. -- 5:40 p.m. ET in SLB Room 121.

February 1

Manisha Padi
Berkeley Law
Joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"The Rise of Non-Banks in Servicing Household Debt"

February 15

Kristen Underhill
Cornell Law School
Disparities in Long-Term Postpartum Health and Socioeconomic Risks After Unwanted Pregnancy

February 29

Michael Love
Columbia University
"Who Benefits from Partnership Flexibility?"

March 14

Anna Gelpern
Georgetown University
"Public Debt Under the Guardianship of the Constitution" 

April 4

David Kershaw
The London School of Economics & Political Science
"Where is the Care in Caremark?" 

April 18

Yun-Chien Chang
Cornell University
"Familiarity Breeds Contempt or Deference?"