Daniel L. Chen

Assistant Professor of Law, Economics, and Public Policy, 2010-2012


Daniel L. Chen was a Duke Assistant Professor of Law, Economics, and Public Policy from 2010-2012. His general teaching experience included courses on contracts, empirical methods and the law, the economics of interpretation and fundamentalism, and decision theory.  While at Duke, he was an affiliate of the Duke Population Research Institute and was a member of the Academic Career Support Committee.  Chen was also elected to the Academic Council and served as the Faculty Advisor to the Law and Economics Society. 

Chen earned an A.B. and a S.M. from Harvard University (1999) and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2004) where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow. Chen earned a J.D. from Harvard University (2009). He was also a scholar at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago.  Prior to his arrival at Duke, he worked as a consultant, a research assistant to various prominent economists, and as an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. In addition to Duke, Chen also taught at Harvard University and the University of Chicago.  After leaving Duke he joined the Center for Law and Economics at ETH Zurich.

Sources:

Duke University, School of Law, Bulletin of Duke University School of Law [serial]

 

Courses Taught

Contracts

Introduction to Law and Economics

Empirical Methods in the Law