About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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2002 CLEO Working Paper Series
- C02-1 Edward J. McCaffery and Jonathan Baron, The Humpty Dumpty Blues: Disaggregation Bias in the Evaluation of Tax Systems.
- C02-2 Hyungsik Roger Moon and Frank Schorfheide, Minimum Distance Estimation of Nonstationary Time Series Models.
- C02-3 Emmanuel Guerre and Hyungsik Roger Moon, A Note on the Nonstationary Binary Choice Logit Model.
- C02-4 Luca Anderlini, Leonardo Felli, and Andrew Postlewaite, Courts of Law and Unforeseen Contingencies.
- C02-5 Richard R.W. Brooks, Simples Rules for Simple Courts: Specific Performance, Expectation Damages and Hybrid Mechanisms.
- C02-6 Jesse Bull and Joel Watson, Evidence Disclosure and Verifiability.
- C02-7 Albert Choi and Chris William Sanchirico, Should Plaintiffs Win What Defendants Lose? Litigation Stakes, Litigation Effort, and the Benefits of "Decoupling".
- C02-8 Raymond Deneckere and Sergei Severinov, Mechanism Design and Communication Costs.
- C02-9 Antoine Faure-Grimaud, Jean-Jacques Laffont, and David Martimort, Collusion, Delegation and Supervision with Soft Information.
- C02-10 Alon Klement and Zvika Neeman, Optimal Design of Settlement Devices for Cases of Disputed Liability: Fee Shifting Rules and Pleadings Mechanisms.
- C02-11 Niko Matouschek, Information and the Optimal Ownership Structure of Firms.
- C02-12 Kathryn E. Spier, The Use of "Most-Favored-Nation" Clauses in Settlement of Litigation.
- C02-13 Keisuke Hirano, Guido W. Imbens, and Geert Ridder, Efficient Estimation of Average Treatment Effects Using the Estimated Propensity Score.
- C02-14 Timur Kuran and William H. Sandholm, Cultural Integration and Its Discontents.
- C02-15 Geert Ridder and Gerard J. van den Berg, A Cross-Country Comparison of Labor Market Frictions.
- C02-16 Ruud H. Koning and Geert Ridder, Discrete Choice and Stochastic Utility Maximization.
- C02-17 Harry DeAngelo, Linda DeAngelo and Douglas J. Skinner, Are Dividends Disappearing? Dividend Concentration and the Consolidation of Earnings.
- C02-18 H. Lorne Carmichael and W. Bentley MacLeod, How Should a Behavioral Economist Do Welfare Economics?
- C02-19 Herbert Dawid and W. Bentley MacLeod, Evolutionary Bargaining with Cooperative Investments.
- C02-20 Lars P. Feld and John G. Matsusaka, Budget Referendums and Government Spending: Evidence from Swiss Cantons.
- C02-21 John Geanakoplos, Michael Magill and Martine Quinzii, Demography and the Long-Run Predictability of the Stock Market.
- C02-22 J. Luis Guasch, Jean-Jacques Laffont and StÃ©phane Straub, Renegotiation of Concession Contracts in Latin America.
- C02-23 Jean-Jacques Laffont and TchÃ©tchÃ© N'Guessan, Group Lending with Adverse Selection.
- C02-24 Jean-Jacques Laffont, Scott Marcus, Patrick Rey and Jean Tirole, Internet Interconnection and the Off-Net-Cost Pricing Principle.
- C02-25 Yong Kim, Borrowing Constraints and Technology Diffusion: Implications of Intra-Industry Trade.
- C02-26 Yong Kim, Skill Accumulation in the Search Unemployment Model.
- C02-27 Hyungsik Roger Moon and Peter C.B. Phillips, GMM Estimation of Autoregressive Roots Near Unity with Panel Data.
The 1L class boasts the strongest median GPA to date, 3.82.
$1 million gift from USC Gould alum provides scholarship support
September 15, 2020
Generous gift from "Triple Trojan" David Howard (JD 1970) and his wife Susan
How social justice protests could affect the 2020 election
September 4, 2020
Prof. Jody Armour and USC experts discuss Presidential candidates' strategies