Professor of Law
Dave Hoffman, an expert in contracts, law and psychology, and empirical legal studies joined the faculty in January 2017. From 2004 through 2016, he was a professor at Temple University's Beasley School of Law, where he was, most recently, the Murray H. Shusterman Professor of Transactional and Business Law.
Hoffman’s scholarship uses observational and experimental data to explore individuals' behavior relating to legal rules.
- Behavioral Economics
- Social Science and the Law
- Corporate and Financial Law
- Law and Economics
- Legal Process and Dispute Resolution
CONTRACT AND RELATED OBLIGATION: THEORY, DOCTRINE, AND PRACTICE, (7th ed., West 2016) (with Robert S. Summers & Robert A. Hillman).
Articles and Book Chapters
More publications can be found here.
Law and Psychology Grows Up, Goes Online, and Replicates (August 21, 2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-38 (with Krin Irvine and Tess Wilkinson-Ryan); J. EMPIRICAL LEG. STUD. (forthcoming). (forthcoming)
Relational Contracts of Adhesion (July 31, 2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-37. (forthcoming)
- Law and Psychology
- Empirical Analysis of Law
- Advanced Topics in Contracts