SI 2022 Law and Economics

Christine Jolls, Organizer

July 27-28, 2022

University Room BC

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 27
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Steven Shavell, Harvard University and NBER

On the Law of the Household: The Principles Used by Parents in Disciplining Their Children
Discussant: J.J. Prescott, University of Michigan
9:55 am
Break
10:10 am
Arpit Gupta, New York University
Christopher Hansman, Imperial College London
Evan Riehl, Cornell University

Community Impacts of Mass Incarceration
Discussant: Naci H. Mocan, Louisiana State University and NBER
11:05 am
Break
11:20 am
Michael T. Cassidy, Princeton University
Janet Currie, Princeton University and NBER

The Effects of Legal Representation on Tenant Outcomes in Housing Court: Evidence from New York City's Universal Access Program
Discussant: Daniel I. Tannenbaum, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:15 pm
Lunch
1:15 pm
Albert Choi, University of Michigan
Kathryn E. Spier, Harvard University and NBER

Liability for Non-Disclosure in Equity Financing
Discussant: Ofer Eldar, Duke University
2:10 pm
Break
2:25 pm
Felipe M. Gonçalves, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Emily K. Weisburst, University of California, Los Angeles
Sungwoo Cho, University of California, Los Angeles

Do Police Make Too Many Arrests? The Effect of Enforcement Pullbacks on Crime
Discussant: Aurelie Ouss, University of Pennsylvania
3:20 pm
Break
3:35 pm
Dietrich Earnhart, University of Kansas
Kathleen Segerson, University of Connecticut
Thomas Miceli, University of Connecticut

General versus Specific Deterrence: The Role of Experience in Deterring Crime
Discussant: Murat Mungan, George Mason University
4:30 pm
Adjourn
Thursday, July 28
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
First three papers joint with Crime in Longfellow Room
8:30 am
Chandon Adger, Texas A&M University-College Station
Matthew B. Ross, Northeastern University
CarlyWill Sloan, United States Military Academy at West Point

The Effect of Field Training Officers on Police Use of Force
Discussant: Jeffrey Grogger, University of Chicago and NBER
9:30 am
John Eric Humphries, Yale University and NBER
Aurelie Ouss, University of Pennsylvania
Megan T. Stevenson, University of Virginia
Winnie van Dijk, Harvard University and NBER
Kamelia Stavreva, Columbia University

Measuring Effects of Conviction and Incarceration on Recidivism using Multi-Treatment Random Judge Designs
Discussant: Vishal Kamat, Toulouse School of Economics
10:30 am
Break
10:45 am
Amalia R. Miller, University of Virginia and NBER
Carmit Segal, University of Zurich
Melissa K. Spencer, University of Richmond

Effects of COVID-19 Shutdowns on Domestic Violence in US Cities
Discussant: Emily C. Leslie, Brigham Young University
11:45 am
Lunch
12:45 pm
W. Bentley MacLeod, Princeton University and NBER
Roman Rivera, Columbia University

Deterrence, Income Support and Optimal Crime Policy (slides)
Discussant: Dhammika Dharmapala, University of Chicago
1:40 pm
Break
1:55 pm
Jason R. Donaldson, Washington University in St Louis
Edward Morrison, Columbia University and NBER
Giorgia Piacentino, Columbia University and NBER
Xiaobo Yu, Columbia Business School

Restructuring vs. Bankruptcy
Discussant: Michael J. Ohlrogge, New York University School of Law
2:50 pm
Adjourn