Disclosure Obligations: Individual and Welfare Effects
Speaker(s)Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard University, United States)
LocationTinbergen Institute Amsterdam Auditorium
Date and time
January 15, 2019
13:00 - 14:30
You are cordially invited to the lecture of Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics (ACLE) and Amsterdam Law and Behavior Institute (A-LAB) at Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam.
About the Lecture: Information is often beneficial to people, but sometimes it isn’t, and sometimes it is actually harmful. This lecture will discuss the complex effects of information on people’s welfare, with reference to new evidence on that question. The paper on which this lecture is based can be found here.
About the Speaker: Cass R. Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Law School. From 2009 to 2012 he was the Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Obama administration. He is the author of prominent publications on behavioural law and economics, including Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness (with Richard Thaler, 2008).
About the ACLE: The Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics (ACLE) is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Economics and Business and the Faculty of Law at the University of Amsterdam. The objective of the ACLE is to promote high-quality interdisciplinary research at the intersection between law and economics.
Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam
Gustav Mahlerplein 117
1082 MS Amsterdam
Participation is free of charge, but please register here: http://acle.uva.nl/forms/faculteiten/faculteit-der-rechtsgeleerdheid/en/disclosure-obligations-individual-and-welfare-effects.html
Tinbergen Institute is a co-sponsor of this lecture.