Howard F. Chang
Earle Hepburn Professor of Law Emeritus
Howard Chang writes on a wide variety of subjects, including immigration policy, international trade, and environmental protection. His publications include ”A Liberal Theory of Social Welfare: Fairness, Utility, and the Pareto Principle” (Yale Law Journal 2000) and “Liberalized Immigration as Free Trade: Economic Welfare and the Optimal Immigration Policy” (University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1997). His scholarship has also appeared in the Southern California Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, and the RAND Journal of Economics. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Law and Economics Association, and his interests include a broad range of topics in the economic analysis of law.
LAW AND ECONOMICS OF IMMIGRATION (Howard Chang ed., Elgar 2015).
Articles and Book Chapters
Implications of Globalization and Trade for Water Quality in Transboundary Rivers, in GLOBAL CHANGE: IMPACTS ON WATER AND FOOD SECURITY 97 (Claudia Ringler et al. eds., 2010) (with Hilary Sigman).
Cultural Communities in a Global Labor Market: Immigration Restrictions as Residential Segregation, 2007 U. CHI. L.F. 321 (symposium contribution), reprinted in 28 IMMIGR. & NAT'LITY L. REV. 453 (Gabriel J. Chin, ed., 2007); CHALLENGES OF GLOBALIZATION: IMMIGRATION, SOCIAL WELFARE, GLOBAL GOVERNANCE 78 (Andrew C. Sobel ed., 2009).
Migration as International Trade: The Economic Gains from the Liberalized Movement of Labor, 3 UCLA J. INT'L L. & FOREIGN AFF. 371 (1998-99), reprinted in 20 IMMIGR. & NATIONALITY L. REV. 339 (1999), excerpted in STEPHEN H. LEGOMSKY, IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE LAW AND POLICY 281 (3d ed. 2002).
More publications can be found here.
- Immigration Policy
- International Trade
- Environmental Policy
- Law and Economics
Penn Law - Earle Hepburn Professor of Law (2006- ); Professor of Law (1999-2006)
Law Clerk to Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Washington, DC (1988-89)
University of Southern California - Professor of Law (1997-99); Associate Professor of Law (1994-97); Assistant Professor of Law (1992-94)
Board of Directors, American Law & Economics Association (2004-07)
Visiting Professor – Georgetown, Stanford, Harvard, New York University, University of Michigan, University of Chicago
Planning Committee, Immigration Law Teachers Workshop (biennial conference), June 2012
Reviewer, American Law and Economics Association annual meeting, May 2012
Program Committee, American Law and Economics Association annual meeting, May 2010; Area Organizer, International Law panels, American Law and Economics Association annual meeting, May 2008
Board of Directors, American Law and Economics Association, 2004-2007
- Immigration Law
- International Trade Regulation
- International Environmental Law