[Seminar] 5/14 Thesis Presentation

Some Observations & Comments:

  • Pretty good overall. Congratulations!
  • Don’t forget to add proper title to the name of your faculty advisor.
  • Properly handle English punctuation marks and leading/subsequent spaces. E.g., there should be a space between an English word and subsequent left bracket, as in: Porter (1992) or Porter (波特).
  • Time management still an issue.
  • No laundry list when time is short.
  • Don’t be shy. Highlight your main findings/contributions/arguments.
  • At least you should know the field (prior research) well, even if your thesis has nothing worth highlighting.
  • Don’t forget you’re the expert in the room.
  • A Challenge: can you present just as well in English?
  • Final reminder: you don’t have to do this if you are not ready to graduate yet.
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[lawecon] 5/15 Criticisms and the Behavioral Approach

Mandatory:

  • Christine Jolls, Cass R. Sunstein & Richard Thaler, A Behavioral Approach to Law and Economics, in Behavioral Law and Economics (Cass R. Sunstein ed., 2000).

Additional:

  • Margaret Jane Radin, The Colin Ruagh Thomas O’fallon Memorial Lecture on Reconsidering Personhood, 74 Or. L. Rev. 423 (1995).
  • Articles in Behavioral Law and Economics (Cass R. Sunstein, Ed., 2000).