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SPRING 2020 – Louis Kaplow, Lucian Bebchuk, Oliver Hart, Kathryn Spier, and Holger Spamann

Meetings will be Mondays in Hauser 105 from 12:30-2:00p.m.


Feb. 3:             Alice Hsiaw (Brandeis), Reporting Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era

Feb. 24:           Scott Kominers (HBS), Collusion in Brokered Markets

Mar. 2:            Raffaella Sadun (HBS), Come Together: Firm Boundaries and Delegation

Mar. 9:            Christian Leuz (Chicago), Adoption of CSR and Sustainability Reporting Standards: Economic Analysis and Review

[Mar. 16:         Spring Break – No Classes]

Mar. 23:          Manisha Padi (Berkeley), Fiduciary Duty and the Market for Financial Advice

Apr. 6:             Peter Blair (Harvard GSE), Job Market Signaling through Occupational Licensing

Apr. 13:           Jennifer Reinganum (Vanderbilt), Enforcement Malfeasance, Witness Participation, Crime, and Reform

Apr. 20:           Joshua Schwartzstein (HBS), Using Models to Persuade

For those not enrolled in the seminar who need copies of a paper, please visit the course website at: Select “Syllabus” for papers and the course schedule,  or contact Molly Eskridge (, 617-495-4635)