LEC Workshop for Economists on the Law & Economics of Consumer Protection

Event Date: Thursday, October 23 to Friday, October 24, 2014

Location: George Mason University School of Law, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

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Program Description: As the first meeting of the LEC Privacy Fellows, this workshop will focus on such topics as: the legal framework surrounding the Federal Trade Commission’s consumer protection authority over advertising, privacy, and data security standards; the economics of information and advertising; the economics of privacy; and emerging legal and regulatory issues worthy of economic analysis Confirmed Workshop faculty include: J. Howard Beales III, The George Washington University School of Business; James C. Cooper, George Mason University School of Law; and Paul H. Rubin, Emory University.

Please find the agenda and other information on the full event website.

The LEC will provide an honorarium to each attendee who successfully completes the workshop (requires attendance at all class sessions and group meals).


For More Information, Contact: Jeff Smith
Coordinator, Henry G. Manne Programs