Sarath Sanga

Academic Fellow

Office: Jerome Greene Hall, Room 545
435 West 116th Street
New York NY 10027
Email: sarathsanga@columbia.edu

Education
  • J.D., Yale, 2014
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
  • B.A., Economics, University of Michigan, 2006
Biography

Sarath Sanga is an Academic Fellow at Columbia Law School. He received a J.D. from Yale and a Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley. Sarath's principal area of research is contracts. He also studies the law and economics of business organizations, arbitration, securities regulation, and crime. His current projects span theoretical, empirical, and doctrinal issues in these fields in both domestic and international contexts.

Select Publications

"Choice of Law: An Empirical Analysis," Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, forthcoming

"Does Officer Race Matter?" American Law and Economics Review, forthcoming

"The General Equilibrium Effect of Mass Incarceration," (with Justin McCrary) Cato Papers on Public Policy, vol. 2, 2012

"Reconsidering Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Political Economy, December 2009, vol. 117, no. 6