The John M. Olin Center

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

Law and Economics Seminar

This seminar, offered in both the fall and spring semesters, provides students with an opportunity to discuss ongoing research in economic analysis of law. At most of the meetings invited speakers present works in progress. Examples can be found on the Course Website (navigate to the "Course Materials" tab on the left to download seminar articles). Enrollment in either or both semesters is permitted.

Spring 2014     

January 28 -- Holger Spamann (HLS), This Morning’s Breakfast, Last Night’s Game: Extraneous Influences on Judging
February 4 -- Richard Revesz (NYU), Rethinking Health-Based Environmental Standards
February 11 -- Henry Smith (HLS) and Yuval Feldman (Bar-Ilan University), Behavioral Equity
February 18 -- James Greiner (HLS), The Limits of Limited Legal Assistance Programs
February 25 -- John Coates (HLS), SOX after Ten Years: A Multidisciplinary Review
March 4 -- Robert Daines (HLS), Right on Schedule: CEO Option Grants and Opportunism
March 11 -- Eric Posner (University of Chicago), Quadratic Voting in Corporate Governance and Corporate Reorganizations
March 18 -- Spring Break
March 25 -- Marcel Kahan (NYU), Symbolic Corporate Governance Policies
April 1 -- Jonathan Barnett (USC), Dynamic Analysis of Intellectual Property: Theory, Evidence, and Policy
April 8 -- George Priest (Yale), The Political Order and the Market Order
April 15 -- Steven Choi (NYU), The Guarantee Pricing Puzzle
April 22 -- Bert Huang (Columbia), Judicial Priorities

Previous Seminars:

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