Some people head to the pumpkin patch. Others drink from the unholy fountain of the pumpkin spice latte. But here at the Blog, our favorite autumnal activity is decidedly less gourd-based: we scour the internet for the most exciting forthcoming LPE and LPE-adjacent articles. Covering tech, labor, housing, the administrative state, criminal justice, family law, religious freedom, finance, legal theory, and so much more, this scouting report is not to be missed.
Before the Blog goes on our August hiatus, we say farewell to Angela Harris, Sanjukta Paul, Caroline Parker, and Ann Sarnak. We also welcome Veena Dubal, Aziz Rana, and Karen Tani to our editorial board, and Kate Yoon to our editorial staff. Plus, to tide you over until September, we count down the top ten most read posts of 2023.
With the spring submission season nearly in the books, and our Twitter feeds abuzz with placement announcements, the LPE Blog highlights some of the most exciting forthcoming LPE and LPE-adjacent articles. Covering tech, care, labor, criminal justice, religious freedom, money and banking, property, the administrative state, and so much more, this scouting report is not to be missed.
Forget Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. Over the next three days, you’ll want to turn that dial to Law and Political Economy: Labor, Social Control, and Counterpower. From the comfort of your own home, stream panels on the legal regulation of data and technology, socialist constitutionalism, decarcerating the welfare state, and so much more. Zoom links for the various panels can be found within this post, along with some paired blog posts from our (vast) archive.
Do you want to help organize amazing events, shape field-defining conferences, and support the spread of LPE student groups across the globe, all while having the time and space to pursue your own research agenda? Well, you’re in luck: we’re hiring!
Get paid to think about LPE? This could be your future.
The blog goes on August hiatus, a new primer on climate change, our top ten posts of the past year, and two new editors join the team.
With our new and improved Anti-Monopoly and Regulated Industries Academy, you can watch lecture videos, access readings, and track your progress from the comfort of your own home. Or the beach.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have announced an agenda for their upcoming virtual workshop regarding competition in labor markets. On Tuesday, December 6th, Prof. Sanjukta Paul will be engaging in a “Fireside Chat: Worker Bargaining and the Antitrust Laws – 19th Century through the Present,” in dialogue with…
Today is a big day at the Blog.
Following on the success of last summer’s Anti-Monopoly and Regulated Industries (AMRI) Summer Academy, this summer’s updated program will once again provide participants with a crash course in political economy, anti-monopoly, public utility, and regulated industries, drawing on cutting-edge scholarship in law, economics, and social science. Apply by May 20!
Our current Managing Editor will be stepping down this summer to weather the gantlet of the academic job market. But the Blog must go on! And we need a new Managing Editor to ensure it does so.
We interrupt the “Considering and Critiquing Universal Basic Income” symposium (which will continue next week!) to make two important announcements! And a tip on how to get updates from the Blog.
Here at the Blog we’re trying out a new idea: inviting a rotating pair of “Guest Editors” to help steer our editorial process. Guest Editors will join our editorial board (scroll down) for six months at a time. Our first Guest Editors are Angela Harris, Distinguished Professor of Law at UC Davis, and Noah Zatz, Professor of Law at UCLA. In this post they introduce their goals.
The LPE Project is looking to hire a Deputy Director! The Deputy Director will receive an appointment as a Research Scholar at Yale Law School, and ideally will be at the early stages of a career in legal scholarship, advocacy, or policy and will have a developed and independent set of related interests. On average…