The Chicago Economics Society Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series is hosting a talk by David D. Friedman, Professor of Law at Santa Clara University, on Thursday, January 23 at 6:00 pm at the University Club of San Francisco.
Dr. Friedman will discuss the work of the late Ronald Coase, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Law School and 1991 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. Coase advanced legal and economic thought through his own seminal work and as the Editor of the University’s Law and Economics Journal. He is widely regarded as one of the founding scholars of the field of law and economics.
Dr. Friedman’s area of expertise ranges from business to economics to law. He has published economic analyses of punitive damages, trade-secret law, criminal punishment, the size of nations, and a variety of other topics, including medical care, population economics, the economics of war, historical perspectives on freedom, and criminal defense.
The reception begins at 6 pm and is to be followed by the presentation at 6:30 pm.
Cost is $15 per person.
Location is the University Club of San Francisco
800 Powell Street.