December 13, 2016
Conference organized with Notre Dame Law
The event is the second joint conference held by the Notre Dame Program on Law and Market Behavior (ND LAMB) – Institute for Advance Study in Toulouse (IAST) - Toulouse School of Economics. The aim of this year's Conference is to develop a discussion on inequality from an interdisciplinary perspective, involving legal scholars, economists, and philosophers.
Program of the conference
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
- 8:45 Registration and Welcome Coffee
- 9:10 Opening Remarks
Avishalom Tor, Professor of Law and Director, Notre Dame Program on Law and Market Behavior (ND LAMB), Notre Dame Law School.
Simone Sepe, Professor of Law and Finance, IAST - Fondation Jean-Jacques Laffont –TSE, Program Director in Law and University of Arizona.
- 9:15 Session I: Foundations
Paul Weithman, Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame. What (if Anything) is Wrong with Economic Inequality?
Avishalom Tor, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School. Social Comparison and the Psychology of Inequality: Preferences and Beliefs
- 11:00 Session II: Economics
William Evans, Professor of Economics, University of Notre Dame. Education Finance Reform, the Great Recession and Inequality in School Spending
Simone Sepe, Professor of Law and Finance, IAST – TSE – University of Arizona. CEO-Pay Redux
- 14:00 Session III: Law and Policy
Michelle Anderson, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School. When Government Dies
Daniel Markovits, Guido Calabresi Professor of Law, Yale Law School. Making the Modern Elite
- 15:45 Session IV: Law and Policy
Nancy Leong, Associate Professor of Law, Sturm College of Law – University of Denver. The New Public Accommodations
- 16:30 Round Table: Inequality in the Social Sciences (Jacques Crémer, chairman, Toulouse School of Economics).
Cost: Free. Space is limited
Location: IAST/TSE - Manufacture des tabacs - S Building - Room MS001- 1 rue des Amidonniers - 31015 Toulouse Cedex 6
Inequality, Law and the Social Sciences, Toulouse, France, December 13, 2016.