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SI 2019 Law and Economics

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Christine Jolls, Organizer

July 24-25, 2019

University Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 24
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Sandeep Baliga, Northwestern University
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, University of Chicago
Alexander Wolitzky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Deterrence with Imperfect Attribution
Discussant: Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and NBER
2:25 pm
Elisabeth Kempf, University of Chicago
Oliver G. Spalt, University of Mannheim
Litigating Innovation: Evidence from Securities Class Action Lawsuits
Discussant: Wei Jiang, Columbia University and NBER
3:20 pm
Break
3:40 pm
Tal Gross, Boston University and NBER
Raymond Kluender, Harvard University
Feng Liu, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Matthew J. Notowidigdo, Northwestern University and NBER
Jialan Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Economic Consequences of Bankruptcy Reform
Discussant: Jonathan Zinman, Dartmouth College and NBER
4:35 pm
Sasha Indarte, Duke University
The Impact of Debt Relief Generosity and Liquid Wealth on Household Bankruptcy
Discussant: Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan and NBER
5:30 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Group Dinner at Bambara
(across the street from the Sonesta)
Thursday, July 25
9:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:30 am
Michael Simkovic, University of Southern California
Miao Ben Zhang, University of Southern California
Measuring Regulation
Discussant: Ryan Bubb, New York University
10:25 am
Mark L. Egan, Harvard University and NBER
Gregor Matvos, Northwestern University and NBER
Amit Seru, Stanford University and NBER
Arbitration with Uninformed Consumers
Discussant: W. Bentley MacLeod, Columbia University and NBER
11:20 am
Break
11:35 am
Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and NBER
Andrew Hillis, Harvard University
Hyunjin Kim, Harvard University
Scott Duke Kominers, Harvard University
Michael Luca, Harvard University and NBER
How Does Compliance Affect the Returns to Algorithms? Evidence from Boston’s Restaurant Inspectors
Discussant: Daniel Klerman, University of Southern California
12:20 pm
Lunch
Afternoon joint with Crime in the Longfellow Room
1:30 pm
Longfellow
Emily G. Owens, University of California at Irvine
Michelle D. Mioduszewski, University of California at Irvine
Christopher J. Bates, University of California at Irvine
How Valuable are Civil Liberties? Evidence from Gang Injunctions, Crime, and Housing Prices in Southern California
Discussant: Jeffrey Grogger, University of Chicago and NBER
2:30 pm
Longfellow
Aurelie Ouss, University of Pennsylvania
Megan T. Stevenson, George Mason University
Cash Bail and Court Compliance: Impacts of a Prosecutor-Led Reform
Discussant: Jens Ludwig, University of Chicago and NBER
3:30 pm
Longfellow
J.J. Prescott, University of Michigan
Sonja B. Starr, University of Michigan
Expungement of Criminal Convictions: An Empirical Study
Discussant: Amanda Y. Agan, Rutgers University and NBER
4:30 pm
Adjourn
Feldstein Lecture begins at 4:40 in the Ballroom
 
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