Prerequisite: The Economics Institute is carefully designed for those who possess little or no previous formal economics education. It covers basic price theory, with emphasis on the allocative effects of alternative property rights regimes, transaction cost economics, and the application of basic economic theory to a variety of legal issues. As such, there is no … Continue reading “34th Economics Institute for Law Professors”

Evidence that a widely used class of water resistant chemicals called per-fluoroalkyl and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (or PFAS) may be harmful to humans has led legislators and regulatory agencies to call for greater restrictions on their use. And plaintiff’s lawyers are busy recruiting clients – including individuals who’ve been exposed to the chemicals at work as … Continue reading “Toxic Politics: How Should Congress, Regulators, and Courts Address PFAS Chemicals?”