2007-2008 LEO Workshop Schedule


Fall 2007

September 6
Raj Chetty, University of California at Berkeley/Economics
Salience and Taxation: Theory and Evidence

September 27
Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago/Economics
How to Buy, Sell, Make, Manage, Produce, Transact, Consume with Words

October 11
Abraham Bell, Bar Illan University/Law--Israel 
Fordham University/ Law
Private Takings

November 1
Glenn Loury, Brown University/Economics
Valuing Identity:  The Simple Economics of Affirmative Action Programs (with Roland Fryer, Harvard)

November 15
Dean Lueck, University of Arizona/Economics
The Rectangular Survey versus Metes and Bounds:  Systematic and Unsystematic Land Demarcation (with Gary D. Libecap)

December 6
Abraham Wickelgren, Northwestern University/Law
Credible Discovery, Settlement, and Negative Expected Value Suits

Spring 2008

February 7
Tom Miles, University of Chicago/Law
Strategic Judging Under the Voting Rights Act (co-authored with Adam Cox)
Judicial Decisionmaking and the Transformation of Voting Rights Doctrine (co-authored with Adam Cox)

February 21
Erica Field, Harvard University/Economics
Muslim Family Law, Prenuptial Agreements and the Emergence of Dowry in Bangladesh (co-authored with Attila Ambrus and Maximo Terero)

March 6
Michael Woodford, Columbia University/Economics
Principles and Public Policy Decisions: The Case of Monetary Policy

March 27
Kathy Zeiler, Georgetown University/ Law
Do Insurer Reserving Practices Drive Liability Insurance Premium Cycles?:  An Empirical Study at the Claim Level

April 10
C. Fritz Foley, Harvard University/Business
Welfare Payments and Crime

April 24
Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University/Economics
Taking the Long Way Around:  Real Consequences of Transport Corruption, joint with Simeon Djankov and Sandra Sequiera

May 8
Todd Henderson, University of Chicago/Law
Rule 10b5-2 Trading Plan Disclosure Choice