2011-2012 LEO Workshop Schedule


Fall 2011

September 8
Daniel Chen (Law & Economics/Duke)
"Insiders and Outsiders: Does Forbidding Sexual Harassment Exacerbate Gender Inequality?"

September 22
Naomi Lamoreaux (Economics & History/Yale) 
This is a joint session with the Legal History Forum 
"Intermediaries in the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth Century United States"

October 6
Jonathan Masur (Law/University of Chicago) 
"Patent Inflation"

October 13
Katherine Baicker (Public Health/Harvard) 
"The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year"

October 20
Bruce Sacerdote (Economics/Dartmouth)
"From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas Critique Meets Peer Effects"

November 17
Francine Blau (Economics/Cornell)
"The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations"

December 8
Einer Elhauge (Law/Harvard)
"A Little Lower Than God: What Should Limit Our Efforts To Redesign Humans?"

Spring 2012

 

January 26
David Yermack (Stern School of Business/NYU) 
"Tailspotting:  What Can Investors Learn by Tracking Corporate Jets?"
This is a joint session with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

April 26
Barry Weingast (Political Science/Stanford)
"Countermajoritarian Institutions and Constitutional Stability"
This is a joint session with the Legal Theory Workshop

February 23
David Schleicher (Law/George Mason) 
"City Unplanning"

March 8
Kerwin Charles (The Harris School/University of Chicago) Canceled

March 29
Elizabeth Cascio (Economics/Dartmouth)
"Valuing The Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following The Voting Rights Act of 1965"

April 12
Jordan Siegel (Business/Harvard) 
"Cross-Border Reverse Mergers:  Causes and Consequences"
This is a joint session with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance