6 Professors To Present at Top Law and Economics Conference
Six University of Virginia School of Law professors are scheduled to present papers at the American Law and Economics Association annual meeting this week.
During the conference, which will be held at New York University School of Law on Friday and Saturday, the professors will present the following work:
- Albert Choi will present “Relationship-Specific Investment, Asymmetric Information and the Role of Good Faith Obligations,” co-authored with George Triantis of Stanford Law School, and “Golden Parachutes and the Limits of Shareholder Voting,” co-authored with Andrew Lund of the Villanova University School of Law and Robert J. Schonlau of the Miami University Farmer School of Business.
- Quinn Curtis will present “Costs, Cross-Subsidies, and College Savings: Evaluating Section 529 Savings Plans.”
- Joshua Fischman will present “How Many Cases Are Easy?” and chair the panel “Institutional Design of Courts.”
- Michael Gilbert will present “Insincere Evidence,” co-authored with Sean Sullivan of the University of Iowa College of Law.
- Andrew Hayashi will present “Recessionary Property Taxes.”
- Rich Hynes will present “Asset Exemptions and Consumer Bankruptcies: Evidence from Individual Filings,” co-authored with Nathaniel Pattison of Southern Methodist University.
Choi, Curtis and Gilbert also presented papers at last year’s meeting. Choi is co-editor of the American Law and Economics Review and a former member of the ALEA Board of Directors as well.
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