2019–2020 LEO Schedule

Fall 2019

Law, Economics, and Organization Workshops meet 4:10-5:40 p.m. in Room 121

September 5
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
Harvard University, Department of Economics
“The Loan Covenant Channel: How Bank Health Transmits to the Real Economy” (with Antonio Falato)

September 19
Cass Sunstein
Harvard Law School
“Rear Visibility and Some Unresolved Problems for Economic Analysis (With Notes on Experience Goods)”

October 3
Rohini Pande
Yale University, Department of Economics
“On Her Own Account: How Strengthening Women's Financial Control Affects Labor Supply and Gender Norms” (by Rohini Pande, et al.,2019)

October 10

Daron Acemoğlu
MIT Department of Economics
joint with Legal Theory Workshop
”The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty”

October 31
Michael Ewens
California Institute of Technology
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
“The Deregulation of the Private Equity Markets and the Decline in IPOs” (with Joan Farre-Mensa)

November 14
Shang-Jin Wei
Columbia Business School
“Trade Imbalance, Heavy Imports, and Pollution”


Spring 2020

January 16
Justin McCrary
Columbia Law School
“The Importance of Individual and Family Characteristics in Explaining Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice Contact”

January 30
Michael Munger
Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy​​
“A Stream That Rises Above Its Source: Judicial Review from a Public Choice Perspective”

February 13
David Skeel
University of Pennsylvania Law School
joint with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance
“Distorted Choice in Corporate Bankruptcy”

February 27
Daniel Hopkins
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Political Science
“Offsetting Policy Feedback Effects: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act” (with William Hobbs)

March 19-Workshop canceled
Nicola Persico
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
“Autocracy vs Democracy: A (Politico-) Economic Perspective”

April 2-Workshop canceled
Douglas Irwin
Dartmouth College, Department of Economics

April 16-Workshop canceled
Natasha Sarin
University of Pennsylvania Law School