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.

For further information please contact Pat Florio at patricia.florio@yale.edu

2020–2021 LEO Schedule

Fall 2020

Law, Economics, and Organization Workshops

All Law, Economics, and Organization Workshops meet biweekly on Thursdays from 4:10 pm - 5:40 pm (ET),
except for the Workshop on Wednesday, November 4
th with Daron Acemoglu and Yair Listokin. 
 

September 3
Kaivan Munshi
Yale University, Department of Economics
“The Community Origins of Private Enterprise in China” (with Ruochen Dai, Dilip Mookherjee, and Xiaobo Zhang)

September 17
Yuhua Wang
Harvard University, Department of Government
"Elite Kinship Network and State Strengthening: Theory and Evidence from Imperial China"

October 1
James Park
UCLA School of Law
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"From Managers to Markets: Valuation and the Shareholder Wealth Paradigm"

October 15
Daniel M. Klerman
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and
Miguel de Figueiredo
University of Connecticut School of Law
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"Reputational Economies of Scale"

October 29
Matt Grossmann
Michigan State University, Department of Political Science
"How the Rich Rule in American Foreign Policy" (with Zuhaib Mahmood)

Wednesday, November 4
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Daron Acemoglu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Economics
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
Co-sponsored with the COVID-19: Law, Economics, and Governance Workshop and the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School

November 12
Melissa Dell
Harvard University, Department of Economics
“The Development Effects Of The Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java” (with Benjamin A. Olken)
 

Spring 2021

All Law, Economics, and Organization Workshops meet biweekly on Thursdays from 4:10 pm - 5:40 pm (ET). 

February 4
Sarah Binder
George Washington University, Department of Political Science
"Monetary Politics" (with Mark Spindel)

February 11
Ian Ayres
Yale Law School
"Reactive Incentives: Harnessing the Impact of Sunk Opportunity Costs" (with Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci)

February 25
Natasha Sarin
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"Social Security and Trends in Wealth Inequality" (with Sylvain Catherine and Max Miller)


March 11
Sarah Brosnan
Georgia State University, Departments of Psychology, Philosophy and Neuroscience
"What behaviour in economic games tells us about the evolution of non-human species' economic decision-making behaviour"

April 1
Matthew D. Adler
Duke University School of Law

April 15
Nicola Persico
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management