Ezra Friedman

Friedman, Ezra

Associate Professor of Law

Phone: (312) 503-0230
E-mail: ezra-friedman@law.northwestern.edu

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.

Selected Publications

  • 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)

Education

  • BA, Haverford College
  • PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • JD, Yale Law School

Prior Appointments

  • 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