Videos tagged with Matthew Adler

  • Avishalom Tor (Notre Dame Law School), Gabriel Scheffler (University of Miami School of Law), Daniel Walters (Texas A&M Law School), panelists. Moderated by Matthew Adler (Duke Law)

    Session 1

  • Join Professor Matthew Adler, Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, Philosophy and Public Policy, for a discussion of his recent book, Measuring Social Welfare: An Introduction. This title provides an overview of the social welfare function (SWF) framework and a demonstration of how it can be used as a powerful tool for evaluating governmental policies. James Boyle, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law, will provide introductory remarks.

    Co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and Office of the Dean.

  • Professors Matt Adler, Joseph Blocher, and Ernie Young engage in a panel discussion with Christina Duffy Ponsa-Kraus, George Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History at Columbia Law School, exploring a range of constitutional issues-typically uncovered in the 1L curriculum-that arose in the decades following the Civil War and Reconstruction. Professor Ponsa-Kraus discusses some of the legal questions surrounding the status of Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories, including in particular the history and continuing relevance of the century-old Insular Cases.

  • Professor Matthew Adler discusses his new Oxford Handbook co-edited with Marc Fleurbaey of Princeton University. The Handbook represents a definitive guide to research on individual well-being and on the existing and emerging tools for evaluating public policy in light of well-being. Contributions from internationally renowned economists and philosophers explore different methodologies for policymaking, from standard approaches such as cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and gross domestic product (GDP), to newer tools from emerging fields of research such as happiness studies.

  • Duke Law Journal presents: 43rd Annual Administrative Law Symposium: A Happiness Approach to Cost-Benefit Analysis which focuses on the role of well-being analysis in administrative law.

    Professor Matthew Adler (Duke Law) presents his piece, titled "Happiness Surveys and Public Policy: What's the Use?".

    Recorded on February 15, 2013.

    Lecture titled: Happiness Surveys & Public Policy: What's the Use?.

    Conference title: Happiness Approach to Cost-Benefit Analysis (Administrative Law Conference 2013)

  • Remarks on legislative work to improve emergency management and disaster response.

    Administrative Law 2006: Administrative Law and Emergency Management | Risk Assessment and the Hazards of Hindsight

    Recorded on March 24, 2006.

    Conference title: Administrative Law and Emergency Management: Katrina and Beyond (Administrative Law Conference 2006))

    Appearing: Matthew Adler (University of Pennsylvania Law School), Douglas Kysar (Cornell Law School) and Thomas McGarity (University of Texas at Austin School of Law), panelists.

  • September 16, 2011 - Second Session - Constitutional Limits of Congress's Enumerated Powers

    Ilya Somin (George Mason University School of Law), "A Mandate for Mandates: Is the Individual Health Insurance Case a Slippery Slope?"
    Introductory remarks by Gillian Metzger (Columbia Law School), moderator

    Stuart Benjamin (Duke Law School), "Bootstrapping"
    Introductory remarks by Matt Adler (University of Pennsylvania School of Law)

    Panelists: Jamie Boyle (Duke Law School), Erwin Chemerinsky (UC-Irvine School of Law)