Events at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

The goal of this event was to continue to promote research in, and present and discuss works in progress related to,  Austrian Law & Economics and related themes such as spontaneous order and public choice, as well as to promote research informed by Austrian themes. The articles presented at this Research Roundtable will be published in a … Continue reading “LEC Research Roundtable on Austrian Law & Economics”

Program Description: The Public Policy Institute is designed to give participants a solid understanding of the economic analysis of law and will be taught by leading scholars on the subject. The program assumes no prior knowledge of economics or law and economics. Its objective is to enhance the analytical tools that lawyers in AG offices bring … Continue reading “AGEP Public Policy Institute”

Program Description: The Workshop on Empirical and Experimental Methods for Law Professors is designed to teach law professors the conceptual and practical skills required to (1) understand and evaluate others’ empirical studies, and (2) design and implement their own empirical studies. Participants are not expected to have background in statistical knowledge or empirical skills prior to … Continue reading “Workshop on Empirical and Experimental Methods for Law Professors”

Program Description: Search and online advertising are important parts of the economy. They are also young industries. As such, understanding both the way in which search and online advertising operate as well as how these markets may evolve is fundamental to any economic and policy discussion. A deep understanding of the technology and economics of search, … Continue reading “Conference on The Law and Economics of Search Engines and Online Advertising”

Program Description: By the late 1970’s, the Federal Trade Commission had greatly expanded in size and scope of its powers. The Commission’s size, lack of focus, and overreach of its regulatory mandate drew the ire of parents, business leaders, and members of Congress. No less than The Washington Post opined that the FTC was a “National Nanny.” In … Continue reading “Lessons Since the Reagan Revolution at the FTC: A 30-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Policies”

Program Description: On November 3-4, 2011, the Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies is sponsoring a Research Roundtable on “The Law & Economics of Search Engines and Online Advertising”. Five papers by leading scholars are being presented at this program. Each author makes a brief presentation, then an invited group of discussants provides … Continue reading “Research Roundtable: The Law & Economics of Search Engines and Online Advertising”

Program Description: The Public Policy Institute is designed to give participants a solid understanding of the economic analysis of law and will be taught by leading scholars on the subject. The program assumes no prior knowledge of economics or law and economics. Its objective is to enhance the analytical tools that lawyers in AG offices bring … Continue reading “AGEP Public Policy Institute”