George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

LEC Research Roundtable for Economists on Privacy & Data Security

Event Details

  • Date:
  • Venue: George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Division: Program on Economics and Privacy, The Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies

Program Description: LEC Privacy Fellowship Finalists presented their revised proposals in an academic seminar designed to provide constructive feedback from experts in privacy, data security, and consumer protection.

The 2015 LEC Privacy Fellows will be selected after the Research Roundtable. Selected Fellows will be notified by January 30, 2015 and will present their finalized papers at the LEC Public Policy Conference on the Economics of Privacy & Data Security on June 17, 2015.


Measuring the Impact of Disapprobation Using Chernoff Faces

Paul H. M. Bennett, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University


Relational Knowledge and the Information Fiduciary

Richard R. W. Brooks, Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School


Measuring the Effect of a Company’s Privacy Incidents on Its Stock Price

Sebastian R. Gay, Lecturer in the Department of Economics, The University of Chicago


Industry Self-Regulation of Data Privacy and Security

Siona R. Listokin, Associate Professor, George Mason University School of Policy, Government and International Affairs


Regulating Consumer Data Use Through Arbitration

Erin A. O’Hara O’Connor, Milton R. Underwood Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School


Assigning Liability in the Cyberspace: Who is Responsible when Data is Lost?

J. Brian O’Roark, Professor of Economics, Robert Morris University


What Is the Price of Privacy, Who Pays, How, and Why?

Dima Y. Shamoun, Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University


Big Data in Agriculture: Property Rights, Privacy and Competition in Ag Data Services

Michael E. Sykuta, Associate Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics


An Economic Analysis of Internet Privacy

Abraham L. Wickelgren, Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law