Associate Professor of Law
Phone: (312) 503-0230
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Ezra Friedman received a BA in economics from Haverford College, a JD from Yale Law School, and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Northwestern Law, Friedman served as a visiting lecturer at Yale University and a staff economist at the Federal Trade Commission.
- Competition Policy and Financial Distress.
- Chilling, Settlement, and the Accuracy of the Legal System in 26 journal of law, economics and organization (Spring 2010). (with Abraham Wickelgren)
- No Free Lunch: How Settlement Can Reduce the Legal System’s Ability to Induce Efficient Behavior in 61 smu law review 1355-1376 (2008).
- Bayesian Juries and the Limits to Deterrence in 22 journal of law, economics and organization 70-86 (April 2006). (with Abraham Wickelgren)
- Adverse Selection as a Barrier to Entry in the Banking Industry in 30 rand journal of economics 515-534 (Autumn 1999). (with Giovanni Dell’Ariccia and Robert Marquez)
- BA, Haverford College
- PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- JD, Yale Law School
Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
Visiting Lecturer in Law, Jan 2006-June 2006, Yale Law School
Visiting Lecturer, Sept 2002-June 2006, Yale University
Staff Economist, Oct. 1999-July 2002, Federal Trade Commission