Law & Economics

[lawecon] 6/22 Term paper presentations

Class meeting time: 10 am

Important notes:

  • The order of presentations will be decided by drawing at the beginning on Thursday.
  • The reviewer is expected to examine the research questions, the assumptions (explicit or hidden), the analytical models of the paper, as well as the strength and weakness of its arguments. You’re the reviewer; be critical.
  • The reviewer should also look out for improper copy-pasting from other people’s works, inaccurate citations, and poor bluebooking jobs.
  • All are expected to read everyone else’s paper, in addition to the one you review. This is your last chance to shore up your participation score.
  • Learn to take good control of your time. Highlight your main arguments when time is short, and elaborate when time permits.
  • Each session lasts 1:20 or so. (see the time allocation table below).

Order of Presentations: to be decided via lottery on site.

Pairing (not the order of presentations) :

presenter reviewer
乃云 惠暄
惠暄 凱心
羽芯 宇哲
凱心 羽芯
宇哲 乃云

Time Allocation:

presentation 25 min.
review 10 min.
open discussion 15 min.
author’s final response 10 min.
moderator’s time 15 min.
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Law & Economics

[lawecon] 6/21-22 Paper Presentations

Class meeting time: 9:30 on 1/21 (Tue.).

Important notes:

  • The order of presentations will be decided by drawing at the beginning on Thursday.
  • The reviewer is expected to examine the research questions, the assumptions (explicit or hidden), the analytical models of the paper, as well as the strength and weakness of its arguments. You’re the reviewer; be critical.
  • The reviewer should also look out for improper copy-pasting from other people’s works, inaccurate citations, and poor bluebooking jobs.
  • All are expected to read everyone else’s paper, in addition to the one you review. This is your last chance to shore up your participation score.
  • Learn to take good control of your time. Highlight your main arguments when time is short, and elaborate when time permits.
  • Each session lasts 1:20 or so. (see the time allocation table below).

Presenter-reviewer Pairing (but NOT the order of presentations):

presenter reviewer
吳宇 林君蓉
陳怡辰 蕭明月
徐彥婷 黃麗瑾
林君蓉 羅蘭
蕭明月 徐彥婷
葉欣茹 鄭之穎
莊敏瑄 葉欣茹
鄭之穎 徐敏榕
黃麗瑾 陳怡辰
徐敏榕 吳宇
羅蘭 莊敏瑄

Time Allocation:

presentation 25 min.
review 10 min.
open discussion 20 min.
author’s final response 10 min.
moderator’s time 15 min.
Law & Economics

[lawecon] 5/11 Criticisms and the Behavioral Approach

Mandatory:

  • Christine Jolls, Cass R. Sunstein & Richard Thaler, A Behavioral Approach to Law and Economics, 50 Stan. L. Rev. 1471 (1998). (If you can’t finish the whole article, read at least Part I and Part II A., p.1473-97.)

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).
Law & Economics

[lawecon] 6/26-27 Paper Presentations

Class meeting time:

  • 10:00 AM on 6/26 (Fri.).

Important notes:

  • The reviewer is expected to examine the research question, the assumptions, and the logical connections of the arguments, as well as checking the citations, among other things.
  • Though you have just finished your big final exam, all are still expected to read everyone else’s paper, in addition to the one you review. This is your last chance to shore up your participation score.
  • Learn to take good control of your time. Highlight your main arguments when time is short, and elaborate when time permits.
  • Each session lasts 1:30 or so. (see time allocation table below).

Order of Presentations & Presenter-reviewer Pairing:

order presenter reviewer
1 翊軒 伊婷
2 信宇 家瑋
3 芊儒 楓茹
4 芝穎 翊軒
5 伊婷 信宇
6 楓茹 芝穎
7 家瑋 芊儒

Time Allocation:

presentation 30 min.
review 10 min.
open discussion 25 min.
author’s final response 10 min.
moderator’s time 15 min.