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John Coates (HLS)
Managing Disputes Through Contract: Evidence from M&A
William Hubbard (University of Chicago)
The Problem of Measuring Legal Change, with Application to Bell Atlantic v. Twombly
Quinn Curtis (University of Virginia)
An Empirical Study of Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation: Do the Merits Matter?
Robert Sitkoff (HLS)
Trust Investment Law after the Financial Crisis: Doctrine, Theory, and Evidence
Jennifer Arlen (NYU)
Corporate Governance Regulation Through Non-Prosecution
David Rosenberg (HLS) and Kathy Spier (HLS)
On the Structural Bias in the Litigation of Common Question Claims
Gillian Hadfield (University of Southern California)
Scaffolding: Using Formal Contracts to Build Informal Relations to Support Innovation
No Class: Spring Break
Lisa Bernstein (University of Chicago)
Usage in the Courts: The Flawed Evidentiary Basis of Article 2’s Incorporation Strategy
Holger Spamann (HLS)
Methodological Requirements for Large-Scale Comparisons – The Example of Legal Families
Christine Jolls (Yale)
Behavioral Law and Economics
Terry Fisher (HLS)
Infection: The Health Crisis in the Developing World and What We Should Do About It
Dan Klerman (University of Southern California)
“Economic Analysis of Personal Jurisdiction: Exit, Voice, and Price”
Also, two evening sessions for the students will be held on Thursday, February 23 and Thursday, April 5, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Pizza will be served for dinner.
For those not enrolled in the seminar who need copies of a paper, please visit the course website at: http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k84712
Select "Course Documents" for papers and the course schedule, or contact Molly Eskridge (firstname.lastname@example.org, 495-4635)
Tuesday, September 13
John Golden, University of Texas Law School
"Patent-Infringement Injunctions' Scope."
Tuesday, September 20
Tonja Jacobi, Northwestern University
"The Law and Economics of the Exclusionary Rule"
Tuesday, September 27
Louis Kaplow, Harvard Law School
"Burden of Proof "
Tuesday, October 4
Hal Scott, Harvard Law School
"Contagion in the Financial Crisis and What to Do About it in the Future"
Tuesday, October 11
Keith Hylton, Boston University
"The Economics of Third-Party Financed Litigation"
Tuesday, October 18
Michael Trebilcock, University of Toronto
"What Makes Poor Countries Poor? Institutional Determinants of Development"
Tuesday, October 25
David Weisbach, University of Chicago
"Knowledge of the Tax Law"
Tuesday, November 1
Steven Shavell, Harvard Law School
"A Basic Enforcement Advantage of the Negligence Rule over Regulation: The Negligence Determination is Triggered by Harm"
Tuesday, November 8
Jake Gersen, Harvard Law School
"Agency Design and Distributive Politics"
Tuesday, November 15
Ed Morrison, Columbia Law School
"Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide"
Tuesday, November 22
Rob Stikkoff, Harvard Law School
"Trust Investment Law after the Financial Crisis: Doctrine, Theory, and Empirical Analysis"
Tuesday, November 29
Yair Listokin, Yale Law School
"Do Lawyers Really Believe Their Own Hype and Should They? A Natural Experiment"
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