Law & Economics Workshop

law_and_eco_workshop

Law & Economics Workshop

  • All presentations, unless otherwise noted, are Monday 2-3:30 pm in Eck Hall 2130.
  • The workshop is open to all Notre Dame faculty and students.

Spring 2013

TH 1/17)
(2-4:45 pm)
McCartan
Courtroom
Law and Economics Symposium: “The Tragedy of the Anticommons”_
* Michael A. Heller (Columbia Law School), The Gridlock Economy: How Too Much Ownership Wrecks Markets, Stops Innovation, and Costs Lives” (2:00 pm)
* Jenny Rae Hawkins
id=1992052 (Oberlin Economics), “Mitigating Hold-Up Through Complementarities and Refunds” (3:30 pm)
M 1/21 Daniel B. Kelly (Notre Dame Law School), “Circumventing the Anticommons: Evidence from Real Estate Transactions”
M 2/4 Margaret F. Brinig (Notre Dame Law) & Nicole S. Garnett (Notre Dame Law), Beyond Classroom Walls: The Shifting Educational Landscape of Urban Neighborhood Life
M 2/11 Betsey Stevenson (University of Michigan, Ford School of Public Policy)
“Growth in Income and Subjective Well-Being Over Time” (with Daniel Sacks & Justin Wolfer)
02/18 James Lindgren, Northwestern Law School
"Redistribution and Racism, Tolerance and Capitalism"
M 2/25 William N. Evans (Notre Dame Economics), Craig Garthwaite (Northwestern University, Kellogg School) & Timothy Moore (George Washington Economics), “The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets”
M 3/4 J.J. Prescott (Michigan Law School): “Criminal Choice in Sentencing”
M 3/18 Robert Mikos (Vanderbilt Law School), "Compliance in Federal Systems"
M 3/25 Richard Epstein (NYU/University of Chicago Law), “The Takings Clause and Partial Interests in Land: On Sharp Boundaries and Continuous Distributions”
M 4/8 Ariel Katz (University of Toronto Faculty of Law), “eBooks, Antitrust, and the First Sale Doctrine: Some History and Some Economics”
M 4/15 Panel on “Evaluating Google Search”
M 4/22 Kathyrn Zeiler (Georgetown Law) & Gregory Klass (Georgetown Law), “Against Endowment Theory: Experimental Economics and Legal Scholarship”


Spring 2012

02/06 Daniel B. Kelly (Notre Dame Law School)
“Ex Ante Versus Ex Post Analysis in Wills, Trusts, and Estates”
02/27 James R. Hines, Jr. (Michigan Law School)
“Rational Intestacy and Probate Reform”
03/05 Margaret F. Brinig (Notre Dame Law School) & Nicole S. Garnett (Notre Dame Law School)
“Accessory Dwelling Units”
03/19 Jeff Thurk (Notre Dame Economics)
“International Protection of Intellectual Property”
03/26 Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School) & Mark McKenna (Notre Dame Law School)
“Is Pepsi Really a Substitute for Coke? Market Definitions in Antitrust and IP”
04/02 Andrew W. Torrance (Kansas Law School; Visiting, MIT Sloan School of Management)
“Must Patented Designs be Attractive?
An Experimental Study of Aesthetics and the Ornamentality Requirement in Design Law”
04/20
(Fri.)
Roberta Romano (Yale Law School)
“Regulatory Diversity and Experimentation in the Basel Regime of International Financial Market Regulation”
Read Paper
(2:00 p.m. in Eck Hall 1130)

Richard A. Posner (University of Chicago Law School; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit)
“The Nirvana Fallacy Revisited” Read Paper
The Crisis of Macroeconomics
Read Paper
(3:30 p.m. in Eck Hall 1130)
04/23 Amitai Aviram (University of Illinois College of Law)
“Path Dependence in the Development of Private Legal Systems”
04/27
(Fri.)
Robert P. Merges (University of California-Berkeley School of Law)
“Justifying Intellectual Property”
(Time and Place TBA)
04/30 Avishalom Tor (Notre Dame Law School)
“Experimental Studies of the N-Effect”

Fall 2010

  • All presentations are Monday 2-3:30 pm in Eck Hall 2130, unless otherwise noted.
  • The workshop is open to all Notre Dame faculty and students.
08/30 Daniel B. Kelly (Notre Dame Law School),
Strategic Spillovers
09/13 Margaret F. Brinig (Notre Dame Law School) and Nicole S. Garnett (Notre Dame Law School),
Catholic Schools and Broken Windows
09/17 Robert C. Ellickson (Yale Law School),
Legal Constraints on Household Moves: Should Footloose Americans Envy the Rooted French? (2:00 pm in Eck 1140)
-Responses: Nicole S. Garnett (Notre Dame Law School)
Edward L. Glaeser (Harvard Economics Department)

Edward L. Glaeser (Harvard Economics Department), Can Cheap Credit Explain the Housing Boom? (3:30 pm in Eck 1140)
-Responses: William N. Evans (Notre Dame Economics Department)
Robert C. Ellickson (Yale Law School)
09/27 G. Marcus Cole (Stanford Law),
“Is Mobile Phone Banking Really Banking?”
10/04 Colleen M. Baker (Notre Dame Law School),
“‘Too Big To Fail,’ Round II?: Governing Central Counterparty Clearinghouses”
10/11 Francisco Pérez-González (Stanford Finance) and Hayong Yun (Notre Dame Finance),
"The Real Effects of Derivative Markets: Evidence from Electric Utilities"
10/25 Paul J. Stancil (University of Illinois College of Law),
"Standardmaking"
11/08 Doug Allen (Simon Fraser Economics Department) and Margaret F. Brinig (Notre Dame Law School),
"Child Support Guidelines and Divorce Rates"
11/15 Kasey Buckles (Notre Dame Economics Department), Melanie Guldi (Mt. Holyoke Economics Department), and Joseph Price (Brigham Young University Economics Department and National Bureau of Economic Research),
"Changing the Price of Marriage: Evidence from Blood Test Requirements"