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Fall 2021 — Professor Louis Kaplow & Professor Steven Shavell

Meetings will be held on Tuesdays from 6:45-8:15 PM in Hauser 102

This seminar provides students with an opportunity to engage with ongoing research in the economic analysis of law.

Sept. 7:            Oren Bar-Gill (HLS), Manipulation By Mislaid Priorities

Sept. 14:          Holger Spamann (HLS), Law Matters – Less than We Thought

Sept. 21:          David Walker (Boston University), Tax Complexity and Technology

Sept. 28:          Allen Ferrell (HLS), Household Securities Litigation

Oct. 5:             Jared Ellias (University of California, Hastings), The Rise of Bankruptcy Directors

[Oct. 12:          Columbus Day Adjustment – No Class]

Oct. 19:           Henry Smith (HLS), Modeling Legal Modularity

Oct. 26:           Nick Stephanopoulos (HLS), Aligning Election Law

Nov. 2:            Lucian Bebchuk (HLS), On Stakeholder Capitalism

Nov. 9:            Crystal Yang (HLS), The Impact of Criminal Records on Employment, Earnings, and Tax Outcomes

Nov. 16:          Scott Hirst (Boston University), Investor Initiation in Corporate Governance

Nov. 23:          Louis Kaplow (HLS), Replacing the Structural Presumption

Nov. 30:          Caley Petrucci (HLS Climenko), Equal Treatment Agreements: Theory, Evidence & Policy

Also, two evening sessions for the students will be held in Griswold 110 on Thursday, October 14 and Thursday, November 11 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

For additional information, please visit the course website. Select “Syllabus” for papers and the course schedule, or contact Molly Eskridge, 617-495-4635