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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.