2001-2002 LEO Workshop Schedule


Fall 2001

September 13
Ward Farnsworth (Boston University, Law)
The Economics of Enmity

September 20
Manfred Holler (University of Hamburg, Economics)
Classical, Modern and New Game Theory

October 4  
Sanjai Bhagat (University of Colorado, Business and Administration)
The Effect of Takeovers on Shareholder Value
Tables and Figures

October 18   
Yakov Amihud (NYU, Business)
Allocations, Adverse Selection and Cascades in IPOs/Evidence from Israel

November 8 
Robert Cooter (USC, Berkeley, Law)
Anti-Insurance

November 15
Fiona Scott Morton (Yale, Management)
Consumer Information and Price Discrimination: Does the Internet Affect the Pricing of New Cars to Women and Minorities

November 29  
Robert Ellickson (Yale, Law)
The Law and Economics of the Household

December 13 
Andrew Postlewaite (UPenn, Economics)
Courts of Law and Unforeseen Contingencies. Co-authored with Luca Anderlini at Georgetown University and Leonardo Felli at London School of Economics.

Spring 2002

January 31 
Raghu Rajan (University of Chicago, Business)
Property Rights and the Taming of the Government. Co-authored with Luigi Zingales.

February 7
Gary Libecap (University of Arizona, Economics)
Small Farms, Externalities, and The Dust Bowl of the 1930s. 
Small Farms, Externalities, and The Dust Bowl of the 1930s.(tables/figures)

February 21 
Katharina Pistor (Harvard, Kennedy School)
Incomplete Law: A Conceptual and Analytical Framework. Co-authored with Chenggang Xu, Department of Economics, London School of Economics

March 7
Stephen Ross (UConn, Economics)
Loan Denied: What is Known About Discrimination in Mortgage Lending. Co-authored with John Yinger.

March 28 
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes (Yale, Management)
Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

 April 11 
James Druckman (University of Minnesota, Political Science)
Bargaining Models in the Context of Parliamentary Coalitions

 April 25
Robert E. Scott (Visiting/Columbia, Law) 
The Rise and Fall of Article 2

 May 9 
Gideon Parchomovsky (Fordham, Law)
"Towards an Integrated Theory of Intellectual Property."