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Jonah B. Gelbach

Professor of Law

Jonah Gelbach

Jonah Gelbach's interests in law teaching and scholarship include civil procedure, statutory interpretation, law and economics, event study methodology, applied statistical methodology, and applied microeconomics (especially labor and public economics). Continue reading…

Working Papers

After Halliburton: Event Studies and Their Role in Federal Securities Fraud Litigation (August 1, 2016), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-16 (with Jill E. Fisch & Jonathan Klick). (forthcoming)
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Can Simple Mechanism Design Results Be Used to Implement the Proportionality Standard in Discovery?, J. INSTITUTIONAL & THEORETICAL ECON., forthcoming. (forthcoming 2016)
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The Law and Economics of Proportionality in Discovery (October 20, 2014), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-1; Georgia Law Review, forthcoming (with Bruce H. Kobayashi). (forthcoming)
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Empirical Law and Economics (October 6, 2014), in OXFORD HANDBOOK OF LAW AND ECONOMICS (forthcoming); U. Pa. Inst. for Law & Econ., Research Paper No. 14-39 (with Jonathan Klick). (forthcoming)
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Research Areas

  • Civil Procedure
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Empirical Legal Studies
  • Law and Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Statistical Methodology


  • Civil Procedure
  • Theories of Statutory Interpretation

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