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.

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2019–2020 LEO Schedule

Fall 2019

Law, Economics, and Organization Workshops meet 4:10-5:40 p.m. in Room 121

September 5
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
Harvard University, Department of Economics
“The Loan Covenant Channel: How Bank Health Transmits to the Real Economy” (with Antonio Falato)

September 19
Cass Sunstein
Harvard Law School
“Rear Visibility and Some Unresolved Problems for Economic Analysis (With Notes on Experience Goods)” 

October 3
Rohini Pande
Yale University, Department of Economics 
“On Her Own Account: How Strengthening Women's Financial Control Affects Labor Supply and Gender Norms” (by Rohini Pande, et al.,2019) 

October 10

Daron Acemoğlu
MIT Department of Economics
joint with Legal Theory Workshop 
(Legal Theory Workshop meets in the Calabresi Faculty Lounge from 4:15-6:00 p.m.)

October 31
Michael Ewens
California Institute of Technology
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
“The Deregulation of the Private Equity Markets and the Decline in IPOs” (with Joan Farre-Mensa)

November 14
Shang-Jin Wei
Columbia Business School


Spring 2020

January 16
Justin McCrary
Columbia Law School

January 30
Michael Munger
Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy

February 13
David Skeel
University of Pennsylvania Law School
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

February 27
Daniel Hopkins
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Political Science

March 19
Nicola Persico
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

April 2
Douglas Irwin
Dartmouth College, Department of Economics

April 16
Natasha Sarin
University of Pennsylvania Law School