This week's guest blogger is Yair Listokin, an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Professor Listokin received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2005, his A.B. magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard in 1998, and his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton in 2002. At Yale Law School, Professor Listokin was three times named the John M. Olin Prize Winner for the best student paper in law and economics, and he was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics. In 2005-2006, he clerked for The Honorable Richard A. Posner at the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit. His primary research and teaching interests are business organizations, bankruptcy, contracts, corporate finance, and empirical legal studies. His additional interests are in federal income taxation and secured transactions.