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Talk: 'Reinventing Law and Economics' with Jennifer Taub

Event Details

November 1, 2017
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall

Room: 3rd Floor Conference Room

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Nicole Dunham

Jennifer Taub is the author of the financial crisis book Other People’s Houses published in 2014 by Yale Press. She is also the co-author with the late Kathleen Brickey of Corporate and White Collar Crime: Cases and Materials, 6th edition, published in 2017 by Wolters Kluwer.

Formerly an associate general counsel at Fidelity Investments, Taub’s research and writing focuses on corporate governance and financial market regulation. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Yale College and a professor of law at Vermont Law School, where she teaches contracts, corporations, securities regulation, and white collar xrime. She resides in Northampton.

Taub's talk is part of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) Speaker Series: The Right Wing Assault on American Democracy: What Is It? How Can We Defeat It?

About PERI

Established in 1998, PERI is an independent unit of UMass Amherst, with close ties to the Department of Economics. PERI staff frequently work collaboratively with faculty members and graduate students from the University of Massachusetts, and other economists from around the world. Since its founding, PERI has become a leading source of research and policy initiatives on issues of globalization, unemployment, financial market instability, central bank policy, living wages and decent work, and the economics of peace, development, and the environment.