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Matthew AdlerMatthew Adler

Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, Philosophy, and Public Policy

Matthew Adler’s substantive areas of expertise include administrative law and constitutional law. Prior to joining the Duke Law faculty in July 2012 he was the Leon Meltzer Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He has been a visiting professor at Bar-Ilan University, Columbia University, Duke, the University of Chicago, and the University of Virginia.

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Selected scholarly publications: 

  • New Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis (Harvard, 2006; co-authored with Eric Posner); 
  • Well-Being and Fair Distribution: Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis (Oxford, 2012);
  • Measuring Social WelfareAn Introduction (Oxford, 2019)
  • With Marc Fleurbaey, he edited the Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy (2016)
  • Along with Ole Norheim, he is the co-founder of the Prioritarianism in Practice Research Network, whose work will appear in an edited volume, Prioritarianism in Practice (under contract, Cambridge University Press).