Andrew Daughety's research relating to law focuses on models of settlement and negotiation, models of courts and court systems, products liability and safety, privacy, the market for legal services, litigation funding, and the implications of informal sanctions. He is a co-editor of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, is on the editorial board of The American Law and Economics Review, and an associate editor of the RAND Journal of Economics. He joined the faculty of Vanderbilt's Department of Economics in 1995 after serving as professor of economics and management sciences at the University of Iowa. He began his academic career at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management, where he was an assistant professor of managerial economics and transportation. He has been a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; Centre d’Economie et de Finances Internationales, Universite d’Aix-Marseille; California Institute of Technology; the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law; New York University Law School; the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn; the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo; the University of Melbourne; Stanford Law School; the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse; the Paris Center for Law and Economics; Duke University (ERID); and a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Law and Economics Studies, Columbia Law School.
Settlement and negotiation, courts and court systems, products liability and safety, privacy, the market for legal services, litigation funding, informal sanctions and plea bargaining, and modelling incentives for controlling prosecutorial misconduct