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Beth Sorensen
Office of Communications
503/777-7574
beth.sorensen@reed.edu


Legal expert Thomas Ulen explores the legal and economic

TITLE: "Moderation in All Things: The Law and Economics of Measure 37 and Other Land-Use Regulations"
WHO:
Thomas Ulen, Swanlund Chair and Professor of Law at the University of
Illinois College of Law

WHEN: 7 p.m., Monday, February 7

WHERE: Psychology Auditorium (Room 105) 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland
Use the east parking lot just off of SE Woodstock Blvd.

COST: Free and open to the public


CONTACT:
For more information, the public is asked to visit the Reed events website or call the Reed events line at 503/777-7755. This lecture is sponsored by the Reed College economics, political science, and psychology departments and by the Walter Krause lecture series on economics and public policy.

Thomas Ulen
Professor Ulen received a B.A. from Dartmouth College, a M.A. from St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. He holds a Swanlund Chair, one of the highest endowed titles on the Urbana-Champaign campus, and is Director of the College’s Program in Law and Economics. In addition, he is a research affiliate of the Environmental Council, a member of the Campus Honors faculty, and holds positions in the department of economics and the Institute for Government and Public Affairs.

As a scholar, Professor Ulen examines a variety of issues related to economics, legal scholarship, and legal education. Two new books, Cognition, Rationality, and the Law (with Russell Korobkin; University of Chicago Press) and Foundations of Environmental Policy (with John B. Braden, Edward Elgar Publishers, Ltd.) are forthcoming in 2005. His book, Law and Economics (with Robert Cooter), now in its fourth edition, has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French, and Russian.

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Reed College
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