External Law & Economics Workshop 

Professor Ryan Bubb

This lunchtime faculty workshop features recent scholarship in law and economics. If you would like to be added to the workshop e-mail list, please e-mail lara.maraziti@nyu.edu.

Fall 2017 Schedule of Presenters

August 30, 12:45–2:00 p.m.
Martijn Cremers, University of Notre Dame
Title: “Hedge Fund Activism and Long-Term Firm Value”
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 208
September 13, 12:45–2:00 P.M.
Adair Morse, University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Title: "How Pervasive is Corporate Fraud?"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 208
September 27, 12:45–2:00 P.M.
Alon Brav, Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business
Title: "How Does Hedge Fund Activism Reshape Corporate Innovation?"  
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 208
October 11, 12:45–2:00 P.M.
Florian Ederer, Yale University, School of Management
Title: "Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 208
October 25, 12:45–2:00 P.M.
Oren Bar-Gill, Harvard Law School  
Title: "Disclosure Rules in Contract Law"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 208
November 8, 12:45–2:00 p.m.
Jillian Popadak, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
Title:  "The Deleveraging of U.S. Firms and Institutional Investors' Role" 
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 208
November 29, 12:45–2:00 p.m.
Maya Sen, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
Title: "Do Law Clerks Influence Voting on the Supreme Court?"  
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 208

Spring 2018 Schedule of Presenters

January 17, 12:452:00 p.m.
Martin Schmalz, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business  
Title: "Anti-Competitive Effects Of Common Ownership"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
January 31, 12:452:00 p.m.
Henry Smith, Harvard Law School 
Title: "Sizing Up Private Law"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
February 14, 12:452:00 p.m. 
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
February 28, 12:452:00 p.m. 
Matthew Jennejohn, Brigham Young University Law School
Title: "The Architecture of Contractual Innovation"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
March 21, 12:452:00 p.m. 
Matthew Adler, Duke Law School  
Title: "A Better Calculus for Regulators: From Cost-Benefit Analysis to the Social Welfare Function"
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
April 4, 12:452:00 p.m. 
Simone Sepe, The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Title: "The Financial Value of Corporate Law: Evidence from (Re)-incorporation" 
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
April 25, 12:452:00 p.m.  
Steven Davidoff-Solomon, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Title: "The Rise and Fall of Delaware's Takeover Standards" 
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202

Spring 2017 Schedule of Presenters

January 25, 12:452:00 p.m.
Petra Moser, NYU Stern School of Business, Department of Economics  
Copyrights and Creativity: Evidence from Italian Operas
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
February 15, 12:452:00 p.m.
Jonah Gelbach, University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Reduced Form of Litigation Models and the Plaintiff's Win Rate
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
February 22, 12:452:00 p.m. 
Jonathan Masur, University of Chicago Law School
Should Regulation Be Countercyclical?
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
March 8, 12:452:00 p.m. 
Robert Jackson, Columbia Law School 
Activist Directors and Information Leakage
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
April 5, 12:452:00 p.m. 
Veronica Santarosa, University of Michigan Law School
Don’t Cry for Argentina (or other Sovereign Borrowers): Lessons from a Previous Era of Sovereign Debt Contract Enforcement
Contracts without Courts: The Value of Contractual Protection in an Era of Absolute Sovereign Immunity
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
April 12, 12:452:00 p.m.  
Anthony Casey, The University of Chicago Law School
Distributional Rules and the Bankruptcy Partition
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202
April 19, 12:452:00 p.m.    
Peter Conti-Brown, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
The Banker’s Thumb: The Institutional and Evolutionary History of Bank Supervision in the U.S., from the Civil War to Global Financial Crisis
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202


Fall 2016 Schedule of Presenters

August 31, 12:452:00 p.m.
Jesse Fried, Harvard Law School
Title: Cheap-Stock Tunneling Around Pre-emptive Rights
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202

September 14, 12:452:00 P.M.
Eric Posner, University of Chicago Law School
Title: Property Is Another Name for Monopoly
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202

September 28, 12:452:00 P.M.
Jed Stiglitz, Cornell Law School
Title: Democratic Distrust and Administrative Lawmaking 
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202

October 12, 12:452:00 P.M.
Abraham Wickelgren, University of Texas School of Law
Title: Cost of Completion versus Diminution of Value Damages for Deliberate Breach: An Economic Analysis
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202

October 26, 12:452:00 P.M.
Albert Choi, University of Virginia 
Title: Optimal Fee-Shifting Bylaws
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202

November 9, 12:452:00 P.M.
Robert Bartlett, University of California Berkeley School of Law
Title:  How Rigged Are Stock Markets?  Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 202