Law and Economics Program Meeting

Christine Jolls, Organizer

February 15, 2019

NBER, Feldstein Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, February 15
9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
9:30 am
Albert Choi, University of Michigan
Kathryn E. Spier, Harvard University and NBER

Class Actions and Private Antitrust Litigation
Discussant: Martin C. Schmalz, University of Oxford
10:25 am
Andrew Daughety, Vanderbilt University
Jennifer Reinganum, Vanderbilt University

Reducing Unjust Convictions: Plea Bargaining, Trial, and Evidence Suppression/Disclosure
Discussant: Nicola Persico, Northwestern University and NBER
11:20 am
11:35 am
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Harvard University and NBER
Doron Y. Levit, University of Washington

Myopic Shareholders
Discussant: Song Ma, Yale University and NBER
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Martijn Cremers, University of Notre Dame
Scott Guernsey, University of Tennessee
Simone M. Sepe, University of Arizona

Directors' Duties Laws and Long-Term Firm Value
Discussant: Robert P. Bartlett III, University of California at Berkeley
2:25 pm
2:45 pm
Alexander Dyck, University of Toronto
Adair Morse, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Paulo Martins Manoel, University of California at Berkeley

Outraged by Compensation: Implications for Public Pension Performance
Discussant: Enrichetta Ravina, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
3:40 pm
3:55 pm
Marcella Alsan, Harvard University and NBER
Crystal Yang, Harvard University and NBER

Fear and the Safety Net: Evidence from Secure Communities
Discussant: Barbara Biasi, Yale University and NBER
4:50 pm
Huseyin Gulen, Purdue University
Brett W. Myers, Texas Tech University

The Selective Enforcement of Government Regulation: Battleground States and the EPA
Discussant: J. Mark Ramseyer, Harvard University
5:45 pm
Shuttle van departs the NBER for the Royal Sonesta Hotel
6:30 pm
Group Dinner - Restaurant Dante at Royal Sonesta Hotel