20th Anniversary · 1999 - 2019

Workshop

November 19, 2007

Inaugural Workshop. Andrew Metrick, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, “The Economics of Private Equity Funds.”

December 5, 2007

Holger Mueller, Stern School of Business, New York University, “Does Corporate Governance Matter in Competitive Industries?”

January 31, 2008

Cindy Alexander, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, “The Role of Advisory Services in Proxy Voting.”

April 17, 2008

Paul Mahoney ’84, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, “The Public Utility Pyramids.”

September 16, 2008

Effi Benmelech, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University, “Vintage Capital and Creditor Protection” (co-authored with Nittai Bergman).

October 2, 2008

Robert Daines ‘92, Pritzker Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School, “Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?”

November 18, 2008

Jonathan Karpoff, Norman J. Metcalfe Endowed Professor in Finance, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, “Do Short Sellers Detect Overpriced Firms? Evidence from SEC Enforcement Actions.”

February 3, 2009

Stephen Choi, Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, New York University School of Law and Jill E. Fisch ‘85, Perry Golkin Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, “Director Elections and the Influence of Proxy Advisors.”

April 23, 2009

Michael Klausner ‘81, Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, “Are Securities Class Actions ‘Supplemental’ to SEC Enforcement? An Empirical Analysis.”

September 16, 2009

David Yermack, New York University Stern School of Business, “Is a Higher Calling Enough? Incentive Compensation in the Church.”

October 29, 2009

John Armour, Columbia Law School and University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, “The Berle-Means Corporation in the 21st Century.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

September 2, 2010

Ebonya Washington, Henry Kohn Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Yale University, “Are the Seeds of Bad Governance Sown in Good Times?” (with Antoinette Schoar). Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

September 23, 2010

Joshua D. Rauh, Associate Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Mangement, Northwestern University, “Policy Options for State Pensions Systems and Their Impact on Plan Liabilities.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

February 3, 2011

Edward B. Rock, Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, ”When the Government is the Controlling Shareholder.”   

April 21, 2011

Adam C. Pritchard, Frances and George Skestos Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, ”The Arc of Enforcement: Salience and the Path of SEC Option Backdating Enforcement Actions.”      

October 13, 2011

Anat Admati, George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, “Capital Regulation of Banks: Fallacies, Myths and Some Proposals.”

December 1, 2011

Larry Ribstein, Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair in Law and Associate Dean for Research, University of Illinois College of Law, “Law as a Byproduct.”

December 7, 2011

John C. Coates, John F. Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Law School, “Managing Disputes Through Contract: Evidence from M&A.”

January 26, 2012

David Yermack, Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation, New York University Stern School of Business, “Tailspotting: What Can Investors Learn by Tracking Corporate Jets?” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

February 2, 2012

Michael S. Barr, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, “No Slack: The Financial Lives of Low-Income Americans.”

April 12, 2012

Jordan Siegel, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, “Cross-Border Reverse Mergers: Causes and Consequences.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

September 27, 2012

John D. Morley ’06, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School, ”An Empirical Study of Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation: Do the Merits Matter?” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

November 27, 2012

Quinn Curtis ’09, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School, “Measuring Fiduciary and Investor Losses in 401(k) Plans.”

November 29, 2012

Ryan Bubb ’05, Assistant Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, “Optimal Agency Bias and Regulatory Review.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

March 7, 2013

Oren Bar-Gill, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, “Price Caps in Multi-Price Markets.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

April 4, 2013

Luca Enriques, Nomura Visiting Professor of International Financial Systems, Harvard Law School and Professor of Business Law, University of Bologna Faculty of Law, “The Case for an Unbiased Takeover Law (with an Application to the European Union).”

April 11, 2013

Paul Oyer, Fred H. Merrill Professor of Economics, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, “Welcome to the Club: The Returns to An Elite Degree for American Lawyers.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop.

September 12, 2013

Robert Bartlett, Professor of Law, Berkeley Law School, “Shall We Haggle in Pennies at the Speed of Light or in Nickels in the Dark? How Minimum Price Variation Regulates High Frequency Trading and Dark Liquidity.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

October 24, 2013

John Roberts, John H. Scully Professor of Economics, Strategic Management, and International Business, Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, “Does Working From Home Work? Evidence From A Chinese Experiment.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

December 12, 2013

Adair Morse, Assistant Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, “Lawyers in the Executive Suite: The Value of Gatekeepers as Internal Governance.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

February 27, 2014

Randall Kroszner, Norman R. Robins Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, “A Review of Bank Funding Cost Differentials.”

March 6, 2014

Robert M. Daines ’92, Pritzker Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School, “Right on Schedule: CEO Option Grants and Opportunism.”

April 17, 2014

David Neumark, Professor of Economics, University of California-Irvine, “Did Age Discrimination Protections Help Older Workers Weather the Great Recession?” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

September 11, 2014

Gary B. Gorton, Frederick Frank Class of 1954 Professor of Management & Professor of Finance, Yale School of Management, “Banks as Secret Keepers.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

October 9, 2014

Anthony Casey, Assistant Professor of Law, The University of Chicago Law School, “The New Corporate Web.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

October 23, 2014

Anil Kashyap, Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, “How Does Macroprudential Regulation Change Bank Credit Supply?” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

October 29, 2014

Gen Goto, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics and Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School, East Asian Legal Studies, “Legally ‘Strong’ Shareholders of Japan.”

November 12, 2014

Therese Strand, Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School and Yale Law School Associate Research Scholar, “Short-Termism in Financial Markets.”

February 19, 2015

Robert J. Jackson, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, “How Quickly Do Markets Learn? Private Information Dissemination in a Natural Experiment.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

March 5, 2015

Eric Hilt, Visiting Professor, Yale Economics Department and Associate Professor of Economics, Wellesley College, “Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States.”

April 23, 2015

Elisabeth D. de Fontenay, Associate Professor of Law, Duke Law School, “Market Information and the Elite Law Firm.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

October 1, 2015

Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci, Professor of Law and Economics, University of Amsterdam Faculties of Law and of Economics, and Co-Director, Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics, “The Emergence of the Corporate Form.”

October 8, 2015

David Webber, Associate Professor, Boston University School of Law, “Does the Quality of the Plaintiffs’ Law Firm Matter in Deal Litigation?” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

October 29, 2015

Emiliano M. Catan, Associate Professor, New York University School of Law, “The Law and Finance of Anti-Takeover Statutes.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

November 19, 2015

Victor Fleischer, Professor, University of San Diego Law School, “Alpha: Labor is the New Capital.”  Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

January 21, 2016

Holger Spamann, Assistant Professor, Harvard Law School, “Justice is Less Blind, and Less Legalistic, Than We Thought: Evidence from an Experiment with Real Judges.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

February 4, 2016

Xavier Gabaix, Professor, New York University Stern School of Business, “Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents” (Paper with Emmanuel Farhi). Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

February 24, 2016

David M. Schizer ’93, YLS Visiting Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus and Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics, Columbia Law School, “Energy Subsidies: Worthy Goals, Competing Priorities and Flawed Institutional Design.”

March 3, 2016

Martin Hellwig, Director, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Professor of Economics, University of Bonn, “Financial Stability and Monetary Policy in a Time of Crisis.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

March 24, 2016

Simone Sepe, Professor of Law and Finance, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and Eller College of Management, “Hedge Fund Activism and Long-Term Firm Value.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics and Organization Workshop

October 19, 2016

Emilios Avgouleas, Chair in International Banking Law and Finance, University of Edinburgh, “The Financial Regulation Conundrum - Why We Should Discriminate in Favour of Long-Term Finance?”

February 23, 2017

Yun-chien Chang, Associate Research Professor and Director of Center for Empirical Legal Studies, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, “Is Corporate Law Trivial in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan? An Empirical Study of Mandatory Rules, Default Rules and Menus.”  Co-sponsored with The Paul Tsai China Center.

November 30, 2017

Peter Conti-Brown, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, “The Banker’s Thumb: The History of Bank Supervision in the U.S. from the Civil War to Dodd-Frank.” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop.

April 12, 2018

Frank Partnoy ‘92, Professor of Law, University of California Berkeley School of Law, The Misuse of Tobin’s Q“ (with Robert Bartlett).  Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics, and Organization Workshop.

September 20, 2018

Brian R. Cheffins, S J Berwin Professor of Corporate Law, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, “The Public Company Transformed.”

September 27, 2018

Shai Bernstein, Associate Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business, “The Contribution of Immigrants to Innovation in the United States” (with Rebecca Diamond, Tim McQuad, and Beatriz Pousada). Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop.

November 7, 2018

Toshiaki Yamanaka, Ph.D., Associate Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School and Program Research Fellow in Financial Law, University of Tokyo, “Departure from Default Rules of Corporate Law in Public Companies in Japan.”

November 8, 2018

John Graham, D. Richard Mead, Jr. Family Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, CEO-Board Dynamics(with Hyunseob Kim and Mark Leary). Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop.

January 24, 2019

Matthew Jennejohn, Associate Professor of Law, Brigham Young University School of Law, “Do Networks Govern Contracts?” Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop.  

October 2, 2019

Prof. Dr. Rainer Haselmann, the SAFE Chair of Finance, Accounting and Taxation, Department of Economics, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main.

October 31, 2019

Michael Ewens, Associate Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology. Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop. 

February 13, 2020

David Skeel, S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School. Co-sponsored with the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop.