The John M. Olin Center

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

John M. Olin Student Writing Prize in Law and Economics

This is a $2,000 prize awarded for an outstanding paper written by an HLS student analyzing a legal topic from an economic perspective. Students wishing to be considered for this award must first obtain a statement evaluating their paper from a professor under whom it is written. Then they should submit their papers by email to Irina Goldina, Program Administrator, by midnight on Friday, April 24, 2020. The prize is generally awarded in May. For further information, please contact Professor Steven Shavell

Law and Economics Fellows Writing Prize

This is a $2,000 prize awarded by the John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business for an outstanding paper (by a current John M. Olin or Terence M. Considine fellow) analyzing a legal topic from an economic perspective. Papers should be submitted by email to Irina Goldina, Program Administrator, by midnight on Friday, April 24, 2020. The prize is generally awarded in May. For further information, please contact Professor Steven Shavell

 

LAW AND ECONOMICS FELLOWS WRITING PRIZE (2019)

2019 - “If You Give a Judge a Risk Score: Evidence from Kentucky Bail Decisions” by Alex Albright.

JOHN M. OLIN STUDENT WRITING PRIZES IN LAW AND ECONOMICS (2016-2019)

2019 - “Body Cameras and Police Discrimination: Evidence from London” by Spencer Smith.

2018 (1) - “Effects of External Whistleblower Rewards on Internal Reporting” by Masaki Iwasaki.

2018 (2) - “High Tech, Low Voice: Dual-Class IPOs in the Technology Industry” by Roberto Tallarita.

2017 (1) - “Breaking Down Asset Managers:  Active and Passive Fund Incentives for Anti-Competition” by John Abraham.

2017 (2) - “Slipping Through the Cracks: Detecting Manipulation in Regional Commodity Markets” by Jeffery Y. Zhang (co-authored with Reid B. Stevens).

2016 (1) - “Living with Money Market Fund Reform” by Ledina Gocaj.

2016 (2) - “Regulating Secondary Markets in the High Frequency Age:  A Principled and Coordinated Approach” by Michael Morelli.

John M. Olin Student Writing Prizes (1996-2015)