Kathryn E. Spier

Domenico de Sole Professor of Law


Representative Publications

  • Spier, Kathryn E. & Albert Choi. "Should Consumers Be Permitted to Waive Products Liability? Product Safety, Private Contracts, and Adverse Selection," 30 Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (forthcoming 2014).
    Full text: SSRN
  • Landeo, Claudia & Kathryn E. Spier. "Shotguns and Deadlocks," Yale Journal on Regulation, (forthcoming 2014).
    Full text: SSRN
  • Spier, Kathryn E. & Claudia M. Landeo. "Naked Exclusion: An Experimental Study of Contracts with Externalities," 99 American Economic Review 1850 (2009).
    Full text: SSRN
  • Spier, Kathryn E. "Litigation" in The Handbook of Law and Economics (A. Mitchell Polinsky & Steven Shavell, eds., North Holland, 2007).
  • Spier, Kathryn E. & Michael Whinston. "On the Efficiency of Privately Stipulated Damages for Breach of Contract: Entry Barriers, Reliance, and Renegotiation," 26 RAND Journal of Economics 180 (1995).
  • Spier, Kathryn E. "The Dynamics of Pretrial Negotiation," 59 Review of Economic Studies 93 (1992).


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Assistant: Susan Norton / 617-496-2609