Empirical Legal Studies in America

Sichuan University

University Immersion Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Dan Klerman

Summer 2018

dklerman@law.usc.edu

www.klerman.com

Syllabus

 

Topic
Readings
Slides
Slides for Notes
Audio Recording
Sunday, July 8

Introduction

History of ELS

Field Experiments

Eisenberg 2011

Greiner et al. 2013

Bertrand & Mullainathan 2004

N1

Monday morning,

July 9

Lab Experiments

Designing Empirical Studies

Natural Experiments

Guthrie et al. 2001

Epstein & Martin 2010

Sunstein et al. 2004

N2

Monday afternoon,

July 9

Panel Data

Events Studies

Cross-Country Studies

Donohue & Wolfers 2005

Bhagats & Romano 2002

Klerman & Mahoney 2005

LaPorta et al. 2008

Klerman et al 2011

N3
Tuesday, July 10

Contracts

Qualitative Research

File Review

Marotta-Wurgler 2007

Bernstein 1992

Studdert 2006

N4

No recording.

iphone ran out of batteries and failed to save recording.