The Seminar in Law & Economics invites prominent law professors and practitioners from around the country to apply economic analysis to a variety of legal issues. Participants have included professors from leading colleges and the president of the American Law & Economics Association. Topics of discussion have included corporate law and white-collar crime, securities regulation, intellectual property, and morality and the law.

2017 Schedule

All talks are from 4:20 to 6:00 in Redstone 410

Please view the upcoming schedule below, or visit our Google Calendar:

October 11
Keith Hylton,William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of Boston University and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law
Deterrence and Aggregate Litigation

October 18
Daria Roithmayr, George T. and Harriet E. Pfleger Professor at the University of Southern California Law School
“Catch Me If You Can: The Cat and Mouse Dynamics Of Getting Around The Law”

October 25
David Hoffman, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School
Relational Contracts of Adhesion

November 1
Neil Thompson
, Assistant Professor of Innovation and Strategy at the MIT Sloan School of Management
The Ways We’ve Been Measuring Patent Scope Are Wrong: How to Measure and Draw Causal Inferences with Patent Scope

November 8
Jill Fisch,
Perry Golkin Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School
Is Say On Pay All About Pay? The Impact Of Firm Performance

November 15
Marcel Kahan
, George T. Lowy Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law

November 29
Jens C. Dammann
, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law, the University of Texas School of Law Business Courts and Firm Performance

December 6
Zachary Liscow
, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School
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