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Lecture | May 2013

What Economists Can Learn from Human Rights Law

Lecture by Philip L. Harvey, Rutgers School of Law
Presented by the Bard College Economics Program and the Levy Economics Institute

Room 102, Hegeman Hall, 
Bard College
May 5, 2013, 4:45 p.m.

Philip L. Harvey is professor of law and economics at Rutgers School of Law, where he teaches Contracts, Labor and Employment Law, Law and Economics, and Social Welfare Law and Policy. Harvey’s research focuses on public policy options for securing economic and social human rights, with a particular emphasis on the right to work. He received his BA from Yale University, his Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research, and his JD from Yale Law School. After clerking for the Hon. Robert L. Carter in the Southern District of New York, he worked as a litigation associate specializing in employment disputes at the New York firm of Debevoise and Plimpton. He has been a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation and a visiting professor of law and economics at the Yale School of Organization and Management, and was the first Joanne Woodward Professor of Public Policy at Sarah Lawrence College.

This talk is part of the ongoing Economics Seminar Series, which is dedicated to facilitating the exchange of economic ideas within the greater Bard community.

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