Status of Georgetown Law Campus for Thursday, March 22

The Law Center will be open tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, 2018, with Liberal Leave and Instructional Continuity in place. Classes start at their normal time. Emergency employees report on time.

Law and Economics

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Georgetown's law and economics experts, many of whom have doctorates in economics or another social science, focus on a wide variety of legal subjects, including antitrust and trade regulation, civil rights and discrimination, civil procedure and trial practice, communications and technology law, corporate finance and transactions, insurance, maritime law, patent law, and tax law. Faculty scholarship employs both theoretical models and empirical methods, including mathematical models of individual and institutional behavior, the statistical analysis of experimental and observational data, and the cognitive theories of behavioral economics.  

In addition to teaching courses in the subjects they study—antitrust, patent law, taxation, and so forth—the Georgetown law and economics faculty regularly offer courses in economic reasoning, analytical methods, empirical analysis, law and economics research, and economic analysis for lawyers. The faculty also runs a research workshop that students may attend for credit. The workshop invites outside speakers—typically economists and legal scholars from other institutions—to present works in progress and recent publications.


Brian Galle Profile
Brian Galle
Steven Salop Profile
Steven Salop
Howard Shelanski Profile
Howard Shelanski
Neel Sukhatme Profile
Neel Sukhatme
Joshua Teitelbaum Profile
Joshua Teitelbaum
Jamillah Williams Profile
Jamillah Williams
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Antitrust Economics and Law

Deals: The Economics of Structuring Transactions

Monopolies, Competition and the Regulation of Public Utilities

Project Development and Finance

Writing for Practice: Antitrust Economics and Law
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  • Brian Galle, How Do Nonprofit Firms Respond to Tax Policy?, 45 Pub. Fin. Rev. 364-394 (2017).    [SSRN]
  • Steven C. Salop, The Raising Rivals’ Cost Foreclosure Paradigm, Conditional Pricing Practices, and the Flawed Incremental Price-Cost Test, 81 Antitrust L.J. 371-421 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Darcy Steeg Morris & Daniel Schwarcz, Do Credit-Based Insurance Scores Proxy for Income in Predicting Auto Claim Risk?, 14 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 397-423 (2017).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
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Faculty in the News

"With cap on deductions, lawmakers consider ways to help tax payers," coverage by CBS News, February 7, 2018, quoting Prof. Brian Galle.

"With cap on deductions, lawmakers consider ways to help tax payers," coverage on CBS This Morning, February 7, 2018, featuring Professor Brian Galle.

"Saying You Want to Reform the Tax Code? Easy. Doing It? Less So," coverage in The New York Times, January 18, 2018, featuring Professor Brian Galle.

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Centers & Institutes

Institute of International Economic Law




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