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.

 

2021-2022 Schedule

Fall 2021

The Workshop meets biweekly from 4:10 pm – 5:40 pm (ET) in Room 121, except for the Workshop on September 30 with Mark A. Lemley which will meet via Zoom.

September 2

Sarath Sanga
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls: Fiduciary Duties in Venture Capital Backed Startups" (with Eric Talley)

September 30

Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
"The Contradictions of Platform Regulation"

October 14

Katherine Levine Einstein
Boston University, Department of Political Science
"Land of the Freeholder: How Property Rights Make Local Voting Rights" (with Maxwell Palmer)

October 28

Jacob Goldin
Stanford Law School
“Tax Filing and Take-Up: Experimental Evidence on Tax Preparation Outreach and Benefit Claiming” (with Tatiana Homonoff, Rizwan Javaid and Brenda Schafer)

November 11

Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"Do ESG Mutual Funds Deliver on Their Promises?" (with Jill Fisch & Adriana Z. Robertson)

Spring 2022

The Workshop meets from 4:10 pm – 5:40 pm (ET) in Room 121, except for the Workshops on February 10 with Jennifer Nou, on February 24 with Christopher Berry, and on April 21 with David Hirshleifer, which will meet via Zoom.

February 10

Jennifer Nou
University of Chicago Law School
"Submerged Independent Agencies" (with Brian D. Feinstein)

February 17

Ioana E. Marinescu
University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice
“Estimating Labor Market Power” (with José Azar and Steven Berry)
"Why Has Antitrust Law Failed Workers?" (with Eric A. Posner)

February 24

Christopher Berry
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and the College
"Reassessing the Property Tax"

March 3

Jared A. Ellias
University of California at Hastings College of the Law
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"Employee Bankruptcy Trauma"

March 17

Daniel Hemel
University of Chicago Law School
"The Law, Economics, and Politics of Polysemy"

April 7

Douglas Irwin
Dartmouth College, Department of Economics
"The Trade Reform Wave of 1985-1995"

April 21

David Hirshleifer
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
"Presidential Address:  Social Transmission Bias in Economics and Finance"