RSVP NOW for the Fifth Annual Triangle Law & Economics Conference – 4/11/14!

Please join us on April 10th and 11th for the Fifth Annual Triangle L&E Conference—Rethinking Regulation and Reform: Behavioral Economics and the Regulatory State—will be addressing issues at the intersection of behavioral economics and law with a special focus on the applications of decision science, choice architecture, and nudging to law, regulation, and policy. ​

Registration is available through our website (; meals are provided, including an evening cocktail and dinner reception on Friday, April 11th at the Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC.

The Fifth Annual Triangle Law & Economics Conference is presented by the Law & Economics Society of Duke University School of Law and the Duke Center for Interdisciplinary Decision Sciences (D-CIDES), and is a joint collaboration between Duke Law School, UNC School of Law, and the Fuqua School of Business.
The conference will commence on Thursday, April 10th at 5:00 PM with a Keynote Address by Eric Johnson, the Norman Eig Professor of Business and the Director of the Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia University. Professor Johnson is a leading scholar in behavioral economics, decision science, marketing research, and neuroeconomics. Dr. Johnson’s talk will be held in Geneen Auditorium at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and will be preceded by and followed with a reception at the Fuqua Roof Terrace and the Davis Meeting Room. It is free and open to the public.

On Friday, April 11th, the Conference will continue with panels on behavioral finance, health, fraud and corruption, taxation, energy and climate change, and rethinking behavior-ism. The panels bring together top scholars, policy makers, and leaders in business, law, and government; a partial list of panelists is provided below. Conference registration is free but required; meals will be provided. All panels will be held in the auditorium of Hock Plaza (2424 Erwin Road, Durham), with on-site parking available. A Conference schedule and panelist biographies are available at the conference website.

Panelists and Speakers include:
Dan Ariely (Duke Fuqua & Center for Advanced Hindsight)
Ed Ballesien (Duke History)
Peter Barnes (Sanford DCID)
Lawrence Baxter (Duke Law)
Lori Bennear (Duke Nicholas)
Bill Black (UMKC Law)
Susanna Blumenthal (Duke Law)
Christian Broadbent (Securities and Exchange Commission)
Sam Buell (Duke Law)
Ronnie Chatterji (Duke Fuqua)
Jim Cox (Duke Law)
Jasper Cummings (Alston + Bird)
David Gamage (Berkeley Law)
Henry Grabowski (Duke Economics)​
Marcus Hedahl (U.S. Naval Academy – Philosophy)
Eric Johnson (Columbia Business School)
Bob Johnson (General Counsel, BB&T)
Rachel Kranton (Duke Economics)
Rick Larrick (Duke Fuqua)
Read Montague (Virginia Tech Neuroscience)
John Payne (Duke Fuqua)
Billy Pizer (Duke Sanford)
Robert Pringle (Winston & Strawn)
Barak Richman (Duke Law)
Pate Skene (Duke Neurobiology)
Sim Sitkin (Duke Fuqua & Behavioral Science and Policy Center) Kathleen Thomas (UNC Law)
Jonathan Wiener (Duke Law)
Brian Wilson (CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC)
Lawrence Zelenak (Duke Law)

Please RSVP for the Conference​ as soon as possible to reserve your space and to receive continued updates.

We look forward to seeing you on April 10th and 11th!

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