Joshua C. Teitelbaum


Associate Dean, Research and Academic Programs, Professor of Law

B.A., Williams College; J.D., Harvard; Ph.D., Cornell

Areas of Expertise:

Law and Economics

Professor Teitelbaum joined the Georgetown faculty in 2009. Before coming to Georgetown, he clerked for Judge Richard M. Berman of the U.S. District Court for...

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Professor Teitelbaum joined the Georgetown faculty in 2009. Before coming to Georgetown, he clerked for Judge Richard M. Berman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, practiced corporate and securities law at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York, and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell Law School.

Recent Scholarship

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics (Joshua C. Teitelbaum & Kathryn Zeiler eds., Edward Elgar forthcoming).   
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari & Ted O'Donoghue, Estimating Risk Preferences in the Field, J. Econ. Literature (forthcoming).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Darcy Steeg Morris & Daniel Schwarcz, Do Credit-Based Insurance Scores Proxy for Income in Predicting Auto Claim Risk?, J. Empirical Legal Stud. (forthcoming).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari & Darcy Steeg Morris, Unobserved Heterogeneity, Experience Rating, and Insurance Demand, (working paper).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan & Francesca Molinari, Inference Under Stability of Risk Preferences, 7 Quantitative Econ. 367-409 (2016).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
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All Scholarship 2006 - Present

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics (Joshua C. Teitelbaum & Kathryn Zeiler eds., Edward Elgar forthcoming).   
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari & Ted O'Donoghue, Estimating Risk Preferences in the Field, J. Econ. Literature (forthcoming).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Darcy Steeg Morris & Daniel Schwarcz, Do Credit-Based Insurance Scores Proxy for Income in Predicting Auto Claim Risk?, J. Empirical Legal Stud. (forthcoming).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari & Darcy Steeg Morris, Unobserved Heterogeneity, Experience Rating, and Insurance Demand, (working paper).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Allocation Rules and the Stability of Mass Tort Class Actions, (working paper).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan & Francesca Molinari, Inference Under Stability of Risk Preferences, 7 Quantitative Econ. 367-409 (2016).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Analogical Legal Reasoning: Theory and Evidence, 17 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 160-191 (2015).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Inside the Blackwall Box: Explaining U.S. Marine Salvage Awards, 22 Sup. Ct. Econ. Rev. 55-121 (2015).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Probabilistic Reasoning in Navarette v. California, 62 UCLA L. Rev. Discourse 158-169 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Asymmetric Empirical Similarity, 66 Mathematical Soc. Sci. 346-351 (2013).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari & Ted O'Donoghue, Distinguishing Probability Weighting from Risk Misperceptions in Field Data, 103 Am. Econ. Rev. Papers & Proc. 580-585 (2013).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari & Ted O'Donoghue, The Nature of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Insurance Choices, 103 Am. Econ. Rev. 2499–2529 (2013).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Levon Barseghyan & Jeffrey Prince, Are Risk Preferences Stable Across Contexts? Evidence from Insurance Data, 101 Am. Econ. Rev. 591-631 (2011).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, A Unilateral Accident Model Under Ambiguity, 36 J. Legal Stud. 431-477 (2007).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Age and Tenure of the Justices and Productivity of the U.S. Supreme Court: Are Term Limits Necessary?, 34 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 161-181 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Risk Preference and Risk Type: Aggregating Data from Multiple Domains, in Big Data, Big Challenges in Evidence-Based Policymaking 149-159 (H. Kumar Jayasuriya & Kathryn A. Ritcheske eds., St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic 2015).   
Recent scholarship

In the News

"Mexico's President Reportedly Plagiarized His Law Thesis; Spokesman Calls It "Style Errors"," coverage by Forbes, August 22, 2016, quoting Professor Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Associate Dean of Research and Academic Program.

"GULC Launches Williams Research Professorships," coverage in The Hoya, Feberuary 19, 2016, featuring Dean William M. Treanor, Associate Dean for Research Josh Teitelbaum, Professors Kristin Henning and John Mikhail, and Agnes Williams.

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"Mexico's President Reportedly Plagiarized His Law Thesis; Spokesman Calls It "Style Errors"," coverage by Forbes, August 22, 2016, quoting Professor Joshua C. Teitelbaum, Associate Dean of Research and Academic Program.

"GULC Launches Williams Research Professorships," coverage in The Hoya, Feberuary 19, 2016, featuring Dean William M. Treanor, Associate Dean for Research Josh Teitelbaum, Professors Kristin Henning and John Mikhail, and Agnes Williams.

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