April 02, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Event Type: Regulation Workshop
Sponsored By: Murphy Institute , Center for Public Policy Research
Scott Baker is a prolific law and economics scholar. His research interests lie at the intersection of law, economics, and game theory. He tackles a wide range of topics from judicial performance to the structure of law firms to problems in patent law. His co-authored works appear in the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Legal Studies, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, and the Journal of Legal Analysis as well as numerous law reviews. In the fall of 2012, he served as a Becker-Friedman fellow at the University of Chicago. He is the recipient of a Tilburg University grant for studies in the law and economics of innovation. Before joining the faculty in 2009, Baker was a professor of law and economics at the University of North Carolina, where he served as associate dean for faculty affairs and received the McCall Award for Law School Teacher of the Year. After graduating from law school, he obtained his Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Baker clerked for the Hon. E. Grady Jolly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.