Matt Bodie's Posts

Hart & Holstrom Win Nobel in Economics (October 10, 2016)

Another win for incomplete contracts. The Nobel's release on contract theory is here; NYT article here. Oliver Hart's bibliography has... (Category: )

Trump's Economic Advisors: "Steve, meet Steve" (August 06, 2016)

Friend-of-the-blog Stephen Bainbridge might be feeling left out of Donald Trump's team of economic advisors, which is almost half "Steves."... (Category: Current Affairs)

Donald Trump vs. the Reality of Team Production (August 01, 2016)

Donald Trump's interview with George Stephanopoulos has been getting a lot of play, for a variety of reasons. I wanted... (Category: )

Michael Jensen and the Continuing Doubts about Shareholder Primacy (June 15, 2016)

Last night, as part of the NPR Marketplace series "The Price of Profits," a report by Scott Tong provided an... (Category: Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Law & Economics)

Trump's All-White Supreme Court Slate is the Story (May 18, 2016)

I blogged earlier about Donald Trump's proposed list of potential replacements for Justice Scalia's open seat. The stories I have... (Category: Supreme Court)

Some Facts, Opinions, and Questions on Donald Trump's Eleven Potential Supreme Court Nominees (May 18, 2016)

Facts: All sitting judges. Eight men, three women. All white/Caucasian. No one from D.C. Circuit. Opinions: "The list includes some... (Category: Supreme Court)

SSRN Acquired by Elsevier (May 17, 2016)

It looks like the Social Science Research Network will be a private, independent company no longer. "Publishing giant" Elsevier has... (Category: )

We shop at the candidates' online stores (April 29, 2016)

On the Friday in the midst of a heated presidential season, I thought we could take a spin through some... (Category: Current Affairs)

The Uber Settlement is an Unstable Equilibrium and/or Collective Bargaining (April 22, 2016)

Uber has settled two California class actions in which the underlying issue was their employee status. The company will pay... (Category: )

2015 Stetson Law Review Symposium - Inequality, Opportunity, and the Law of the Workplace (April 19, 2016)

In March 2015, the Stetson Law Review hosted a symposium on "Inequality, Opportunity, and the Law of the Workplace." The... (Category: Employees)

Congrats to SMU and my coauthor! (April 13, 2016)

Just wanted to say congratulations to both the SMU Dedman School of Law and my coauthor Grant Hayden on Grant's... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

Book Club: Balancing Technocracy with Democracy (March 18, 2016)

A thesis: Fed appointees cannot have the expertise necessary to do their job without also being wed to some of... (Category: Book Club)

Book Club: Is it okay to "Bork" a Federal Reserve appointee? (March 16, 2016)

I wanted to start off our book club on Peter Conti-Brown's engaging and thoughtful book, "The Power and Independence of... (Category: Book Club)

New Legal Podcast: SLU Law Summations (February 22, 2016)

Despite the huge growth in podcasting, there has not been a big boom in ongoing law professor pods -- at... (Category: Podcasting)

Timothy Geithner's Semi-Charmed Life (February 09, 2016)

Former NY Fed Chair, Secretary of Treasury, and tax scofflaw Timothy Geithner is in the news again. The now-president of... (Category: Current Affairs, Financial Crisis, Politics)

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