2012-2013 LEO Workshop Schedule


Fall 2012

September 13
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard/Law
"The Constraining, Liberating, and Informational Effects of Non-Binding Law"
Joint with Legal Theory Workshop
YLS Faculty Lounge

September 27
John Morley
University of Virginia/Law
"An Empirical Study of Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation: Do the Merits Matter?"
Joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

October 11
Roland Benabou
Princeton/Economics
"Laws and Norms"

October 25
John Asker
New York University/Stern School of Business
"Vertical Practices Facilitating Exclusion"

November 8
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci
University of Amsterdam/Center for Law & Economics
"Property Versus Contract," written with Carmine Guerriero and Zhenxing Huang

November 29
Ryan Bubb
New York University/Law
"Optimal Agency Bias and Regulatory Review"
Joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

December 6
Price Fishback
Arizona State University/Economics
"Social Welfare Expenditures in the United  States and the Nordic Countries:  1900-2003"

Spring 2013

January 24
Heidi Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Economics
"Do Fixed Patent Terms Distort Innovation:  Evidence from Cancer Clinical Trials"
Please email Debbie Sestito for a copy of this paper

February 7
Timur Kuran
Duke University/Economics & Political Science
"Institutional Roots of Authoritarian Rule in the Middle East: Political Legacies of the Waqf "
Joint with Legal Theory Workshop

February 21
Bruno Deffains
University of Paris/Economics
"The Role of Social Image Concerns in the Design of Legal Regimes" (with Claude Fluet)

March 7
Oren Bar-Gill
New York University/Law
"Credit Card Pricing: The Card Act And Beyond"  Yale Workshop |Published
"Price Caps In Multi-Price Markets"
Joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

March 28
Nicole Stelle Garnett 
Notre Dame/Law 
"Public-School Closures as a Land-Use Problem"
Please email Debbie Sestito for a copy of this paper.

April 11
Paul Oyer
Stanford University/Graduate School of Business
"Welcome to the Club: The Returns to An Elite Degree for American Lawyers"
Joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

April 25
Ulrike Malmendier 
University of California at Berkeley/Economics 
"You Owe Me"