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Lecture Notice - How to do Empirical Research

Theme: How to do empirical research

Speaker: Zhang Yongjian, an associate research of law institute in Acamemia Sinica. He's research area includes civil law, land building, economic analysis of law, empirical legal studies. He received his LL.B. and LL.M. from Taiwan University in 2000 and 2003, as well as LL.M. and J.S.D. from New York University in 2006 and 2009.

Host: Law School of Peking University

Time: 05/12/2014 Monday 18:00 - 12:30

Venue: 2nd Teaching Building

Backgroud: How did empirical and positive research changed the normative research of law? What's the value of research in social science type? How to cultivate consciousness of asking questions? How to collect data? All these problems, which are pretty important for our empirical research and essay writing, can be solved.

Journal Articles:
Yun-chien Chang, Lee Anne Fennell, 2014, “Partition and Revelation”, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW REVIEW, 81(1), 27-51. (SSCI)
Yun-chien Chang, Henry Smith, 2012, “An Economic Analysis of Civil versus Common Law Property”,NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW, 88, 1-55. (SSCI)
Yun-chien Chang, 2011, “An Empirical Study of Court-Adjudicated Takings Compensation in New York City: 1990 – 2003”, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 8(2), 384–412. (SSCI)
Yun-chien Chang, 2010, “An Empirical Study of Compensation Paid in Eminent Domain Settlements: New York City 1990 – 2002”, Journal of Legal Studies, 39(1), 201–244. (SSCI)

Yun-chien Chang, 2013, Private Property and Takings Compensation: Theoretical Framework and Empirical Analysis, Northampton, Massachusetts: Edward Elgar.

Translated by: Zheng Nan
Edited by: Zhou Yingzi