The John M. Olin Center

The John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business

Law and Economics Seminar

This seminar will provide students with an opportunity to learn about ongoing research involving the economic analysis of law. At most of the meetings invited speakers present works in progress. Enrollment in either or both semesters is permitted.

Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule

Meetings will be held on Tuesdays 5-6:30 PM.

January 26 -- Louis Kaplow, Replacing the Structural Presumption

February 2 -- Allison Hoffman, Howell Jackson & Amy Monahan, A White Paper on a Public Option for Employers

February 9 -- Michael Klausner & Michael Ohlrogge, A Sober Look at SPACs

February 16 -- Henry Smith, Equity as Meta-Law

February 23 -- Jesse Fried, Rights Offers and Delaware Law

March 2 -- Mark Roe, Corporate Purpose and Corporate Competition

March 9 -- Yun-chien Chang & Daniel Klerman, Settlement Rates Around the World

March 16 -- No class–HLS holiday

March 23 -- Lucian Bebchuk, Kobi Kastiel & Roberto Tallarita, For Whom Corporate Leaders Bargain

March 30 -- Mark Ramseyer & Eric Rasmusen, Ostracism in Japan

April 6 -- Kyle Rozema & Max Schanzenbach, Does Discipline Decrease Police Misconduct? Evidence from Chicago Civilian Allegations

April 13 -- Daniel Kelly, On Disgorgement and Punitive Damages in Trust Law

April 20-- Guhan Subramanian & Caley Petrucci, Deals in the Time of Pandemic

Two evening students-only sessions will be held from 6-9 PM on Thursday, Thursday, February 25, and Thursday, April 1.

Previous Seminars:

Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

Spring 2010

Fall 2009

Spring 2009

Fall 2008

Spring 2008

Fall 2007

Spring 2007

Fall 2006

Spring 2006

Fall 2005

Spring 2005

Fall 2004

Spring 2004

Full Year 2003