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The Unique Contributions of Alchian, Bork, and Buchanan to Law & Economics, November 8, 2013

Papers from this symposium will be posted as they are published through the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy's Website

 

Agenda

Friday, November 8

Sessions held at George Mason University Founders Hall Auditorium

 

7:30 - 8:20 am

 

Registration and Breakfast, Founders Hall Multipurpose Room

8:30 - 8:45 am

 

Welcome

 

Daniel D. Polsby, Dean and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
Kevin W. HillSymposium Editor, Journal of Law, Economics & Policy
Henry N. Butler, George Mason Foundation Professor of Law and Executive Director, Law & Economics Center

8:45 - 10:15 am

 

Panel 1: Armen A. Alchian

 

Presenters
Geoffrey A. Manne, Executive Director, International Center for Law and Economics
Joshua D. Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law (on leave)
Fred S. McChesney, de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics, University of Miami School of Law

 

Commentators
Daniel K. Benjamin, Professor of Economics, Clemson University (retired) and Senior Fellow, Property & Environment Research Center (PERC)
Bruce H. Kobayashi, Professor of Law, George Maosn Univeristy School of Law

 

Moderator
Henry G. Manne, Dean Emeritus, George Mason University School of Law

10:30 - 12:00 pm

 

Panel 2: Robert H. Bork

 

Presenters
The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, Senior Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheji Memorial Professor of Law and Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
John C. Harrison, James Madison Distinguished Professor of Law and Joseph C. Carter, Jr., Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

 

Commentators
Thomas A. Lambert, Wall Family Chair of Corporate Law and Governance and Professor of Law, University of Missouri Law School
Eric R. Claeys, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

Moderator
Henry N. Butler, George Mason Foundation Professor of Law and Executive Director, Law & Economics Center

12:00 - 1:30 pm

 

Luncheon, Founders Hall Multipurpose Room

 

Luncheon Keynote: Is There a George Mason School of Law Economics?
Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

1:30 - 3:00 pm

 

Panel 3: James M. Buchanan

 

Presenters
Peter J. Boettke, University Professor of Economics and Philosophy, George Mason University
John O. McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law, Northwestern University School of Law
David D. Haddock, Professor of Law, Northwestersn University School of Law

 

Commentators
Richard E. Wagner, Harris Professor of Economics, George Mason University
Maxwell L. Stearns, Professor of Law and Mabury Research Professor, University of Maryland School of Law

 

Moderator
Donald J. Boudreaux, Professor of Economics, George Mason University

3:15 - 5:00 pm

 

Panel 4: Synthesizing the Contributions of Alchian, Bork, and Buchanan

 

Panelists
The Honorable Ronald A. Cass, Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law and President, Cass & Associates, PC
Terry L. Anderson President, Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) and Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University
John R. Lott, Jr.President, Crime Prevention Research Center
Thomas W. Hazlett, Professor of Law & Economics and Director, Information Economy Project, George Mason University School of Law

 

Moderator
Henry N. Butler, George Mason Foundation Professor of Law and Executive Director, Law & Economics Center

5:00 pm

 

Reception, Founders Hall Gallery