FALL 2019 — Louis Kaplow and Steven Shavell
Meetings will be held on Tuesdays (5-6:30 PM, Hauser Hall 102)
This seminar provides students with an opportunity to engage with ongoing research in the economic analysis of law.
Sept. 3: Cass Sunstein (HLS), Rear Visibility and Some Problems for Economic Analysis (with particular reference to experience goods)
Sept. 10: Joseph Bankman (Stanford), Collecting the Rent: The Global Battle to Capture MNE Profits
Sept. 17: Joshua Fischman (University of Virginia), How Many Cases are Easy?
Sept. 24: Daniel Hemel (University of Chicago), Phaseouts
Oct. 1: Michael Simkovic (USC), Measuring Regulation
Oct. 8: Michal Barzuza (Virginia), Long-Term Bias [Oct. 15: Columbus Day – No Classes]
Oct. 22: Peter Siegelman (University of Connecticut), A New Source of Moral Hazard in Insurance Law: Parties Who Are Not Insured
Oct. 29: Andrew Hayashi (University of Virginia), Consumer Law Myopia
Nov. 5: Scott Hemphill (NYU), A Study of Exclusionary Coalitions: The Canadian Sugar Coalition, 1888-1889
Nov. 12: Anup Malani (University of Chicago), Can Blockchain Solve the Hold-Up Problem in Contracts?
Nov. 19: Steven Solomon (Berkeley), Does Revlon Matter? An Empirical and Theoretical Study
Nov. 26: Jacob Goldin (Stanford), Sharp Lines and Sliding Scales in Tax Law
Two evening students-only sessions will be held from 6-9 PM on Thursday, October 10 and Thursday, November 14 (location TBD). Pizza will be served for dinner.
For those not enrolled in the seminar who need copies of a paper, please visit the course website at: https://canvas.harvard.edu/courses/62834 Select “Syllabus” for papers and the course schedule, or contact Molly Eskridge (firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-495-4635)