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Posted July 2, 2008

Notable Number of Law Professors Present at Law and Economics Conference


Five Law School professors, including several junior faculty members, presented at the annual May meeting of the American Law and Economics Association, considered the most elite law and economics conference in the nation.

“One indicator of Virginia's longstanding strength in law and economics is that we have been well-represented in the American Law and Economics Association from the beginning,” said Dean Paul G. Mahoney. “ALEA is a large and extremely successful scholarly organization that fosters the sort of rigorous interdisciplinary scholarship for which Virginia is known.”

ALEA’s members include academics from law schools, economics departments, and business schools, as well as non-academics with an interest in law and economics.

Law School Participants

BarzuzaMichal Barzuza and David C. Smith (University of Virginia McIntire School), "Signaling a Lemon: The Decision not to Cross-List and High Private Benefits of Control" (May 2008). American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings. American Law & Economics Association 18th Annual Meeting. Working Paper 82.

ChoiAlbert H. Choi, "Integrating an Agreement to Induce Information Disclosure" (May 2008). American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings. American Law & Economics Association 18th Annual Meeting. Working Paper 66.


KrausJody S. Kraus and Robert E. Scott, "Contract Design and the Structure of Contractual Intent" (May 2008). American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings. American Law & Economics Association 18th Annual Meeting. Working Paper 141.


Oliar

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Sprigman

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Dotan Oliar and Christopher Sprigman, "The Emergence of Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy" (May 2008). American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings. American Law & Economics Association 18th Annual Meeting. Working Paper 41.