Spring 2021 — Louis Kaplow & Steven Shavell
Meetings will be held on Tuesdays 5-6:30 PM, via Zoom
This seminar provides students with an opportunity to engage with ongoing research in the economic analysis of law.
January 26 Louis Kaplow (Harvard Law School), Replacing the Structural Presumption
February 2 Allison Hoffman (University of Pennsylvania Law School), Howell Jackson (Harvard Law School) & Amy Monahan (University of Minnesota Law School), A Public Option for Employer Health Plans
February 9 Michael Klausner (Stanford Law School) & Michael Ohlrogge (New York University School of Law), A Sober Look at SPACs
February 16 Henry Smith (Harvard Law School), Equity as Meta-Law
February 23 Jesse Fried (Harvard Law School), Rights Offers and Delaware Law
March 2 Mark Roe (Harvard Law School), Corporate Purpose and Corporate Competition
March 9 Yun-chien Chang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan) & Daniel Klerman (University of Southern California Law School), Settlement Rates Around the World
March 16 No class—Spring Break
March 23 Lucian Bebchuk (Harvard Law School), Kobi Kastiel (Tel Aviv University) & Roberto Tallarita (Harvard Law School), For Whom Corporate Leaders Bargain
March 30 Mark Ramseyer (Harvard Law School) & Eric Rasmusen (Kelley School of Business, Indiana University), Ostracism in Japan
April 6 Kyle Rozema (Washington University School of Law) & Max Schanzenbach (Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law), Does Discipline Decrease Police Misconduct? Evidence from Chicago Civilian Allegations
April 13 Daniel Kelly (Notre Dame School of Law), Double Deterrence: On Disgorgement and Punitive Damages in Trust Law
April 20 Guhan Subramanian (Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School) & Caley Petrucci (HLS ’20), Deals in the Time of Pandemic
Two evening students-only sessions will be held from 6-9 PM on Thursday, February 25, and Thursday, April 1.
For those not enrolled in the seminar who need copies of a paper or other information, contact
Irina Goldina, 617-496-2047.