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Program News

Call for Papers: Law and Economics of the Digital Transformation

Law and Economics of the Digital Transformation Conference

The 9th Law and Economics Conference: Law and Economics of the Digital Transformation will be held at the University of Lucerne, on April 8-9, 2022. The conference will feature keynote speakers, G. Marcus Cole, The Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School, and Niva Elkin-Koren, Professor of Law, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law, and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University.

 

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Featured Research: Is the Staggered Board Debate Really Settled

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The debate over staggered boards is heating up, largely because of the appearance of novel studies—including our own prior research—that challenge the results of earlier works documenting a negative impact of staggered boards on firm value. Meanwhile, a third way has appeared in this debate. In a recent article in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Settling the Staggered Board Debate, Professors Amihud, Schmid, and Davidoff Solomon (ASDS) purport to settle this debate, arguing that neither the position in favor or against staggered boards “has empirical support and, on average, a staggered board has no significant effect on firm value.” This article by K.J. Martijn Cremers, Simone Sepe, and Saura Masconale addresses the ASDS study and shows that the staggered board debate is very much alive rather than settled.  Read more here.  

Events

Empirical, Behavioral, and Experimental Analyses of Law

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Tel Aviv University and University of Notre Dame at Tantur

LAMB and the University of Tel Aviv will host a joint conference, Empirical, Behavioral, and Experimental Analyses of Law, on January 5-6, 2022.

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Empirical, Behavioral, and Experimental Analyses of Law

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Tel Aviv University and University of Notre Dame at Tantur

LAMB and the University of Tel Aviv will host a joint conference, Empirical, Behavioral, and Experimental Analyses of Law, on January 5-6, 2022.

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