Center for Law & Economics

UCLA Law and Economics Workshop Fall 2015/Spring 2016 Speakers

FALL 2015

September 24, 2015
Alexander Stremitzer, UCLA School of Law
"Promises, Reliance, and Psychological Lock-in"

October 1, 2015
Marian Moszoro, Harvard Law School
"Political Bonds: Political Hazards and the Choice of Municipal Financing Instruments"

October 8, 2015
George Georgiev, UCLA School of Law
"Too Big to Disclose: Firm Size and Materiality Blindspots in Securities Regulation"

October 15, 2015
Michael Denver Frakes, Northwestern University School of Law
"Is the Time Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing Examiners to Grant Invalid Patents?: Evidence from Micro-Level Application Data" - Appendix

November 5, 2015
Omri Ben-Shahar, University of Chicago Law School
"Personalizing Negligence Law"

November 19, 2015
John Asker, UCLA Economics
"Economic models in Merger Analysis: The analysis of the ATT-DTV Merger before the FCC" - Memorandum Opinion and Order

SPRING 2016

January 21, 2016
Ronald J. Gilson, Stanford Law School
"Economic Crises and the Integration of Law and Finance: The Impact of Volatility Spikes"

January 28, 2016
Corbett Grainger, University of Wisconsin
"Property Rights, Regulatory Capture, and Exploitation of Natural Resources"

February 4, 2016
Kenneth Ayotte, Berkeley Law
"Bankruptcy on the Side"

February 11, 2016
Jennifer Arlen, NYU School of Law
"Does Conviction Matter? The Reputational and Collateral Effects of Corporate Crime"

February 18, 2016
Louis Kaplow, Harvard Law School
"A Distribution- Neutral Perspective on Tax Expenditure Limitations"

February 25, 2016
J.J. Prescott, University of Michigan Law School
"A Comprehensive Theory of Civil Settlement"

March 3, 2016
Florencia Marotta- Wurgler, NYU School of Law
"Understanding Privacy Policies: Content, Self-Regulation, and Markets"

March 10, 2016
Andrew Ayres and Gary Libecap, UC Santa Barbara
"Choosing Remedies for the Common Pool: The Case of California’s Groundwater Management"