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Law and Economics Seminar


All seminars take place in Tanenbaum 145 from 4:30-6:30 pm.

* The final seminar with Karna Basu will take place in Silverman 240B. 

Tuesday, January 21


Louis Kaplow, Finn M.W. Caspersen and Household International Professor of Law and Economics at Harvard Law School, Associate Director of the John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business

Likelihood Ratio Tests and Legal Decision Rules

Tuesday, February 11


David Weisbach, Walter J. Blum Professor of Law and Senior Fellow, the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory

The Social Cost of Carbon/Methane

Tuesday, February 25


Petra Moser, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University

Dead Poets’ Property 


Tuesday, March 18


John Donohue, C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Drug Prohibition and its Alternatives

Tuesday, April 1


Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University

A Grand Gender Convergence: Its Last Chapter 

Wednesday, April 9


Karna Basu, Assistant Professor of Economics, Hunter College

Asymmetric Punishment as an Instrument of Corruption Control

* Location: Silverman 240B