Monthly Archives: May 2017

Prof. Thomas Ulen confirmed participation in Lawle 2017

Thomas Ulen

We are pleased to announce that prof. Thomas S. Ulen, Swanlund Chair Emeritus Professor, College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has just confirmed he will participate in LAWLE 2017. Prof. Ulen will deliver the event’s keynote speech.

From the College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:

Professor Ulen received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, a master’s from St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, and a PhD in economics from Stanford University. He holds a Swanlund Chair, one of the highest endowed titles on the Urbana-Champaign campus, and is director of the College’s Program in Law and Economics. In addition, he is a research affiliate of the Environmental Council, a member of the Campus Honors faculty, and holds positions in the Department of Economics and the Institute for Government and Public Affairs.

Recently, Professor Ulen served as a visiting professor at the University of Bielefeld, and as the foreign chair in international and comparative law at the University of Ghent, Belgium. He has previously been a visiting professor in Belgium, Germany, Slovenia, and a Ford Foundation Professor in Shanghai, China.

As a scholar, Professor Ulen examines a variety of issues related to economics, legal scholarship, and legal education. He has recently completed work on two new books, Cognition, Rationality, and the Law (with Russell Korobkin; University of Chicago Press) and Foundations of Environmental Policy (with John B. Braden, Edward Elgar Publishers, Ltd.). His book, Law and Economics (with Robert Cooter), now in its fourth edition, has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French, and Russian.

A prolific writer and researcher, Professor Ulen has contributed four entries—on regulation generally, quantity regulation, price regulation, and quality regulation—for the Oxford Economic History of the United States and a chapter entitled, “The Limits of Law for Imperfectly Rational Actors” for Law and Irrational Behavior (Francesco Parisi, ed., University of Chicago Press, 2003). In addition, he is editing a book of legal humor, and expanding his Illinois Law Review article, “A Nobel Prize in Legal Science,” into a book.

Professor Ulen was a member of the founding board of directors of the American Law and Economics Association and has served as a member of the editorial board of several professional journals. He is also a co-organizer, with Professor Tom Ginsburg and Professor Richard McAdams, of the Midwest Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting at the College of Law.

Click here for to access prof. Ulen’s SSRN page. Click here for prof. Ulen’s cv (pdf)

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Prof. Emerson H. Tiller confirmed participation in LAWLE 2017

Emerson Tiller

We are pleased to announce that prof. Emerson Tiller, PRITZKER School of Law, Northwestern University, has just confirmed he will participate in LAWLE 2017.

From PRITZKER School of Law, Northwestern University:

Emerson H. Tiller joined the Northwestern faculty in 2003 as a Professor of Law with a courtesy appointment at the Kellogg School of Management as Professor of Business Law. Prior to joining the Northwestern faculty, Professor Tiller was a professor at the University of Texas, Graduate School of Business, where he also directed of the Center for Business, Technology and Law. His research has primarily focused on empirical and theoretical analyses of political forces in regulatory and judicial decision-making.

Professor Tiller has also examined the legal and strategic management of intellectual property. He has published numerous papers in law and economic journals as well as law reviews, and has won research grants and fellowships for his work (including awards from the National Academies of Science, the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, and the Bradley Foundation).

Click here for to access prof. Tiller’s SSRN page. Click here for prof. Tiller’s publication list (pdf)