Spring 2018 —Louis Kaplow and Steven Shavell
Meetings will be held on Tuesdays (5-6:30 PM, Hauser Hall 102)
Jan. 23: Michael Frakes (Duke), Defensive Medicine: Evidence from Military Immunity
Jan. 30: Christopher Buccafusco (Cardozo), Intelligent Design
Feb. 6: Cindy Alexander (George Mason), Does Conviction Matter? The Reputational and Collateral Effects of Corporate Crime
Feb. 13: John Coates (HLS), Reverse Termination Fees in M&A: Design, Signals, and Bidder Returns
Feb. 20: Mark Wu (HLS), The Fall and Rebirth of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Feb. 27: Rob Sitkoff (HLS), When May a Fiduciary Engage in Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing?
Mar. 6: Jake Gersen (HLS), Eating Law
[Mar. 13: Spring Break – No Class]
Mar. 20: Allen Ferrell (HLS), The “Fair Value” of Bonds
Mar. 27: Jack Coffee (Columbia), The Agency Cost of Activism: Information Leakage, Thwarted Majorities, and the Public Morality
Apr. 3: Menesh Patel (Columbia), Does Insider Trading Law Change Behavior? An Empirical Analysis
Apr. 10: Dhammika Dharmapala (Chicago), The Impact of Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from India’s Companies Act of 2013
Apr. 17: Steven Shavell (HLS), Fault and the Principles of Punishment of Children by Parents
Also, two evening sessions for the students will be held in WCC B015 on Thursday, February 22 and Thursday, March 22, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pizza will be served for dinner.