Law and Development Colloquium

Spring 2024
Alternate Mondays, 4:45
6:45 p.m.

Vanderbilt Hall (40 Washington Square South), Room 202

Organizer: Professor Kevin E. Davis

The Colloquium on Law and Development will focus on the role that law and legal institutions play in economic, social, and political development. Each public session will involve a presentation of a work-in-progress by an invited speaker and will be open to members of the NYU community.

Please email Tiffany Scruggs for copies of the papers.

Schedule of Presenters

Monday, January 29
Matthieu Chemin, McGill University
Paper: "Data Science for Justice: Evidence from a Nationwide Randomized Experiment in Kenya"

Monday, February 12
Damian Chalmers, National University of Singapore
Paper: "Making Markets Better: Legal Globalisation and Market Justice in Peru"

Monday, February 26
Maron E. Greenleaf, Dartmouth
Paper: "Forest Lost: Producing Green Capitalism in the Brazilian Amazon"

Monday, March 11
Maria Adele Carrai, NYU Shanghai
Paper: "The Evolution of China's Foreign-Related Rule of Law Under Xi Jinping and the Dynamics of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction"

Monday, April 1
Laura Boudreau, Columbia Business School
Paper: "Relationships and Responsibility" (with Julia Cajal-Grossi, Canyon Can, and Rocco Macchiavello)

Monday, April 15
Deepa Das Acevedo, Emory University School of Law
Paper: "Transformative temple entry jurisprudence?"