The Study of Law & Political Economy at Yale

About Us

Law and Political Economy (LPE) at Yale is the intellectual home for consideration of questions of political economy at Yale Law School, and supports an interdisciplinary network of scholars who explore connections between politics and the economy, through teaching, scholarship, workshops, and convenings.

Contact Us

LPE Yale
Yale Law School
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Office M36

LPE Events

Power-Building for the Long Haul: A Virtual Discussion with Rachel Gilmer, Astra Taylor, & Tara Raghuveer

Nov. 20, 2023: Please join the LPE Project’s Law and Organizing Initiative for its inaugural event, a virtual discussion with Rachel Gilmer (Dream Defenders), Astra Taylor (Debt Collective), and Tara Raghuveer (KC Tenants), moderated by Yale Professor of American Studies Daniel Martinez HoSang.

Cooperism: Towards a Theory and Praxis of Cooperation with Bernard Harcourt

Sept. 26, 2023: Please join us for a lunch talk with critical theorist, legal scholar, and lawyer Bernard Harcourt. Harcourt will discuss his recently published book, Cooperation: A Political, Economic, and Social Theory (Columbia University Press).

Learn more about LPE

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Who We Are

Faculty, fellows, and students

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LPE Seminar

Taught by Amy Kapczynski, this course examines the relationship between the economy and political life.

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Yale LPE Student Group

Part of a growing movement in law to expose how legal rules concentrate economic and political power among dominant social groups