Area of Interest

Business Law and Economics

Positioned in the entertainment and media capital of the world, USC Gould School of Law draws upon its Los Angeles network to offer diverse training and opportunities in business law and economics. In addition to building foundational legal and transactional skills, students can deepen their studies in general corporate law, finance and taxation, real estate, entertainment and technology law, and mergers and acquisitions — learning from the nation's top business leaders and expert scholars.


Faculty in the News

  • ‘Killer Acquisitions’ Reexamined: Economic Hyperbole in the Age of Populist Antitrust
    Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance
  • The antitrust assault on the startup economy | The Hill
    The Hill
  • USC Law and USC Dornsife Department of Economics Launch Joint Degree in Innovation Economics, Law and Regulation - Bloomberg

Recent Research & Scholarship

  • "Viewpoint: Valuation Disputes Don’t Have to Make Corporate Bankruptcy Expensive and Arbitrary," Wall Street Journal, Nov. 2, 2020.

    March 1, 2021
  • “Cookie Intermediaries: Does Competition Lead to More Privacy? Evidence from the Dark Web,” University of Toronto Law and Economics Workshop, Toronto, Canada, October 2022.

    November 4, 2022
  • “Illusions of Dominance?: Revisiting the Market Power Assumption in Platform Ecosystems,” Market Structure Roundtable, International Center for Law & Economics, Portland, OR.

    October 13, 2022