Local Coordinator:
Prof. Pierre Garello
Tel: + 33 (0) 4 42 96 81 52
Email: pierre.garello@univ-amu.fr
Website

Office:
Pascale Marrazzo
Tel: + 33 (0) 4 42 96 12 31
Email: pascale.marrazzo@univ-amu.fr
Thesis Coordinator:
Prof. Pierre Garello
Email: pierre.garello@univ-amu.fr
Postal Address:
Aix-Marseille Université
15-19 allée Claude Forbin
13627 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 1
France
Teaching Staff:

Prof. Jean-Pierre Centi
Prof. Antoine Gentier
Prof. Dominique Augey
Prof. François Lichère
Prof. Olivier Tholozan
Prof. Elisabeth Krecké
Prof. Paul Belleflamme
Assistant Prof. Nathalie Rubio
Assistant Prof. Pierre Bentata
Assistant Prof. Sacha Raoult

Thesis Areas:
Money and Banking
Public Choice
Tax Law
Competition Law
Contract Law
Environmental Law
Methodology of Law and Economics
Economics of Regulation
International Trade Laws

Coordinator:

Prof. Pierre Garello is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics of Aix-Marseille Université. He teaches the course ‘Legal Framework for the Digital Economy’. His fields of interest include decision theory, public economics, contract and competition law and, more generally, the development of an approach of law and economics based on the tools developed by the so-called Austrian School of Economics.

Teaching Staff:

Prof. Elisabeth Krecké is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics of Aix-Marseille Université. She teaches Law and Economics in several graduate programmes. Her main interests are in history and trends in Law and Economics, law and regulation in relation to the media, and environmental law. The title of her course in the EMLE Programme is “New Trends in Law and Economics”.

Professor Krecké being on leave in 2015-2018, the course will be taught by Professors Bentata and Raoult

Belleflamme

Paul Belleflamme graduated in economics at the University of Namur (1991), where he received his doctoral degree in economics (1997). He also holds a Master of Arts in Economics from Columbia University (1992). In 1998, he became lecturer in economics at Queen Mary, University of London. In 2002, he joined Université catholique de Louvain, where he was attached to the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and to the Louvain School of Management (LSM). Since 2017, Paul is Professor at AMSE (Aix-Marseille School of Economics) and a member of GREQAM.Paul’s main research area is theoretical industrial organization, with a special focus on innovation in the digital economy (which is also the main topic of his blog, www.IPdigIT.eu). Paul has published widely in leading economics journals and, with Martin Peitz, is the author of Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies (Cambridge University Press, 2010 and 2015). Paul is a fellow of the CESifo Research Network. He is co-editor of E-conomics and managing editor of Regards Economiques. He also served as associate editor of Information Economics and Policy, and of Review of Network Economics. Paul will be teaching the course ‘Competition Law for New Business Models’.

Local Coordinator:
Dr. Carlos Gomez Ligüerre
Email: carlos.gomez@upf.edu
Website

Office:
Mr. Carlos Gomez Ligüerre
Email: Carlos.gomez@upf.edu
Tel: +34 93 542 1571

Thesis Coordinator:
Dr. Carlos Gomez Ligüerre
Email: carlos.gomez@upf.edu

Postal Address:
Carlos Gomez Ligüerre
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27
08005 Barcelona (Spain)
Teaching Staff:
Dr. Carlos Gomez Ligüerre
Dr. Benito Arruñada
Dr. Fernande Gomez
Dr. Antoni Rubí
Thesis Areas:

Contract law
Tort Law
Intellectual Property
Environmental Law
Corporate Law and Governance
Property Law
Institutional Economy

Bologna will not be a partner University after the academic year 2017-2018. 

Students can therefore not apply to study at this University any longer.

Local Coordinator:
Prof. Luigi Franzoni
Website

Office:
Ms. Anastassia Naboko
Tel: +39 051 208 8550
Email: anastassia.naboko2@unibo.it

Teaching Staff:
Prof. Luigi Franzoni
Prof. Marco Bigelli
Prof. Emanuela Carbonara
Prof. Vincenzo Denicolò
Prof. Marco Lamandini
Prof. Pietro Manzini
Prof. Francesco Parisi
Prof. Alessandro Pomelli
Dr. Elena Argentesi
Dr. Giulio Zanella
Riccardo Ghetti Ph.D.
Postal Address:
Università di Bologna
EDLE – Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche Piazza Scaravilli 2
40126 Bologna
Italy

Coordinator:

Prof. Luigi A. Franzoni is Full Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics of Bologna. He received his D.Phil. from the Nuffield College, Oxford, and has published in leading journals on the economic theory of settlements, law enforcement, tax amnesties and intellectual property. He is author of a well-received introduction to law and economics (Introduzione all’economia del diritto, Il Mulino, 2003).

Teaching Staff:

Dr. Elena Argentesi is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and the Faculty of Political Science (Forlì) of the University of Bologna. She gained her doctorate in Economics at the European University Institute, Florence with her Thesis on “Empirical analysis of a two-sided market: The case of the Italian newspapers industry” (Supervisor: Professor Massimo Motta) in 2005.

 

marcobigelli Prof. Marco Bigelli is full Professor of Corporate Finance at the University of Bologna. After working in the corporate finance department at Imi Bank Luxembourg he obtained a PhD in Finance at the University of Bergamo (Italy), being visiting at University of Alberta (Canada). He has been Professor at the Johns Hopkins University and he is Visiting Professor in several EU universities (USI, Paris XII and Strathclyde). He teaches in several Ex MBA programmes and he is an independent director in a local bank. His main research interests are on corporate governance, shareholders’ expropriations, dual-class firms and seasoned equity offerings, on which he has published some books and several national and international journals (among which, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, European Financial Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management and Governance).
Dr. Emanuela Carbonara is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Bologna. She obtained a D.Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford in 1999. Moreover, she was a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Oxford and the Johns Hopkins University. She has published on economic analysis of contracts and regulation. Her main research interests are the law and economics of contracts and market regulation.
Prof. Vincenzo Denicolò is Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. He was Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge (1996-97) and Visiting Professor at the European University Institute (1998). His main fields of research are the theory of social choice and the theory of industrial organization. He has published extensively in respected economic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Economic Theory and the RAND Journal of Economics.
Prof. Marco Lamandini is Full Professor of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Bologna and Visiting Professor of Securities Law at the Faculty of Banking, Insurance and Financial Institutions of the Catholic University of Milan. Marco Lamandini is the author of three law books (Il “controllo”. Nozioni e “tipo” nella legislazione economica, Giuffré, Milano, 1ed, 1994; Le concentrazioni bancarie, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1998; Struttura finanziaria e governo nelle società di capitali, Il Mulino., Bologna, 2001) and of many articles in his field of study. Since 2002 he has acted as Special Expert for the European Parliament in the field of securities law and corporate governance.
Prof. Pietro Manzini, Ph.D. on EU Law, is full Professor of EU Law and Competition and International Trade Law at the University of Bologna, Department of Legal Science. He has been Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley, Legal Secretary at the EU General Court and Seconded National Expert at the Legal Service of the European Commission. He has served as external lawyer representing the European Commission before the EU Court of Justice.
Prof. Francesco Parisi is a Distinguished Professor of Law and Economics (Professore Ordinario per Chiara Fama) at the University of Milan and a Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota School of Law. He is Editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review (Chicago University Press) and Co-Director of the Program in Economics and the Law at the J.M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy. Professor Parisi received his D.Jur. degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, an LL.M. and a J.S.D. and an M.A. degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University. Professor Parisi is a member of the board of editors of the International Review of Law and Economics, the American Journal of Comparative Law, and the Social Sciences Research Network.
Dr. Alessandro Pomelli is Research Assistant Professor at the University of Bologna Faculty of Economics, where he teaches business law. After graduating with honours from the University of Bologna Faculty of Law in 2000, he earned a Ph.D. degree in corporate law from Bocconi University in 2004 and an LL.M. degree from Columbia University School of Law in 2006 together with the academic title of Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He also teaches courses in basic concepts of law and economics, comparative law and economics, corporation law and economics and corporate governance on the EMLE and EDLE programmes, the course in international mergers and acquisitions on the Loyola Law School and University of Bologna international LL.M. programme as well as he holds lectures on corporate law in the postgraduate program of the School of Specialisation in Legal Professions in Bologna. Author of numerous articles on corporate and takeover laws and securities regulation published in Italian law reviews, his main field of interest is the law and economics of corporations and capital markets.
Dr. Giulio Zanella is an applied economist working primarily in the areas of labor economics and social economics. He obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Siena in 2005, and a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006. He is currently Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna.
Dr. Riccardo Ghetti is Research Fellow and Tutor in Commercial Law at the University of Bologna and Academic Visitor to the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford.
He graduated with honours from the University of Bologna (2009), holds an LL.M. in International Commercial Law from King’s College London (2009) and a Ph.D. in Company Law and Financial Market Regulation from the University of Bologna (2014). His research focuses on company law and financial market regulation, including corporate directors conflict of interests, takeover law, shareholder activism, European company law and the law of financial market intermediaries.
He is admitted to the Italian Bar and worked as an associate in a first tier Italian law firm.

Local Coordinator:
Prof. Ben Depoorter
Tel: +32-9-264.68.07
Email: ben.depoorter@ugent.be
Website

Office:
Mrs. N. Van Nuffel
Tel: +32-9-264.68.07
Email: Nancy.VanNuffel@UGent.be
Teaching Staff:
Prof. Johan Albrecht
Prof. Boudewijn Bouckaert
Prof. Ben Depoorter
Prof. Christoph Van Der Elst
Sven Hoeppner
Postal Address:
Ghent University
Department of Jurisprudence and History of Law
(EMLE)
Universiteitstraat 4
B-9000 Ghent

Coordinator:

 

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Prof. Ben Depoorter is coordinator of EMLE at Ghent University and Hastings Research Chair and Professor of Law at the University of California and Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford University Center for Internet & Society. He is a graduate of Yale Law School (L.L.M., J.S.D.) and  holds a JD (1999) and Ph.D. (2003) from Ghent University and a Master’s degree from the University of Hamburg (2001). He completed his studies at Yale Law School (2003) on a full scholarship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF). As an Oscar Cox Fellow at Yale, Depoorter served as an editor of the of the Yale Journal of Regulation and conducted research as a John M. Olin Fellow in Law, Economics, and Public Policy. He was a Santander Research Fellow at UC Berkeley and a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship.

Ben Depoorter has authored over thirty articles in the field of law and economics, intellectual property law, property law, and litigation theory. His recent and forthcoming articles include The Upside of Losing, Columbia Law Review (2013); “Copyright Backlash”, 84 University of Southern California Law Review 1251 (2011); Fair Trespass”, 111 Columbia Law Review 1090, (2011); “Law in the Shadow Bargaining: The Feedback Effect of Civil Settlements“, 95 Cornell Law Review 957 (2010); “Technology & Uncertainty: The Shaping Effect on Copyright Law“, 157 the University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1830 (2010).

Teaching Staff:

 

Prof. Johan Albrecht studied in Gent, Oxford and Wageningen and is currently professor economics at Ghent University where he mainly teaches environmental and energy economics.  Since 2006, he is senior fellow at the Itinera Institute, an independent think tank based in Brussels (www.itinerainstitute.org).

He is the author of four  books and over 40 publications in international journals and volumes. His book “Energietransitie. Sneller naar een groen systeem /  Transition énergétique: plus vite vers un système plus vert” (ASP, 2009) was published in Dutch and French in December 2009. In 2011 he wrote together with Rob Van Hoofstat his most recent book “Huisvesting in tijden van schaarste. Naar een renovatie van het woonbeleid (Roularta Books, 304 pages)”.

As scientific advisor, he works for Belgian and international organisations.

Prof. Boudewijn Bouckaert is a Professor at the Law School of Ghent University. He is the Director of the Department of Legal Theory and President of the European School for Law and Economics. He has been Visiting professor in Law and Economics at the universities of Paris IX, Aix-Marseille and Montpellier. He lectured for the Institute for Humane Studies, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. His main fields of interest are the economic analysis and the history of property law, the theory of sources of law and zoning law. Moreover, he was the Director of the ERASMUS-Programme in Law and Economics from 1989 until 1994. He is also co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Law and Economics.
Prof. Christoph Van der Elst is Professor of commercial contracts and corporate governance at Ghent University since 2001. He combines this position with a professorhip at the University of Tilburg (The Netherlands).  He is also research associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute. He has a master in Economics, a master in Law and a Ph.D. in Economics.
Sven Hoeppner is research associate at the Center of Advanced Studies in Law and Economics (CASLE) at Ghent University Law School and Affiliate Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods in Bonn. Previously Sven Hoeppner has been research associate at Humboldt University Berlin Law School. He holds a Ph.D. in Law from Ghent University. He graduated from Humboldt University Berlin in both legal science (German 1st legal state exam) and business economics (M.Sc.). Afterwards he advanced his education in law and economics on a full scholarship of the European Commission and since Sven Hoeppner holds master degrees in law and economics (M.L.E., E.M.L.E.) from the University of Bologna, Ghent University and in law (LL.M.) from Haifa University.

Local Coordinator:
Prof. Omer Kimhi
Tel: +972-4-8242005
Email: okimhi@law.haifa.ac.il
Website

Office:
Ms. Yulia Lischinsky
Tel: +972-4-8288486
Email: ylischin1@univ.haifa.ac.il
Thesis Coordinator:
Prof. Omer Kimhi
Email: okimhi@law.haifa.ac.il
Postal Address:
199 Aba Hushi Ave.
University of Haifa
Mount Carmel
Haifa 3498838
Israel
Teaching Staff:
Prof. Eli M. Salzberger
Prof. Avishalom Tor
Prof. Oren Gazal-Ayal
Prof. Omer Kimhi
Dr. Alan D. Miller

Coordinator:

Prof. Omer Kimhi serves a senior lecturer (associate professor) in Haifa University Faculty of Law. He holds a BA degree, magna cum laude, in economics from Tel-Aviv university, an MBA (specializing in accounting & finance), magna cum laude, also from Tel-Aviv university and a JSD (Juridical Science Doctorate) from New York University. His research areas include bankruptcy laws, local government laws, corporate laws and economic analysis of the law, and he has published articles in these fields in leading law journals. He serves as the local coordinator in Economic Master in Law & Economics (EMLE) for Haifa, and is also the head of the LLM program in business law.

Teaching Staff:

Dr. Alan D. Miller teaches and supervises papers on property law, administrative and public law, and the analysis of legal institutions through the application of social choice and game theoretic models. Dr. Miller received his Ph.D. in social science from the California Institute of Technology and his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law. Before studying for his doctorate he also practiced law as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He has published in the leading game theory journal, Games and Economic Behavior.
Prof. Oren Gazal Ayal is the dean of the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law, supervises papers on the economics of the criminal justice system, implementing behavioural, experimental and other empirical methodologies. Prof. Gazal-Ayal  is A Member of the Israel Young Academy, an alumni of the Global Young Academy and a former director of the Center for the Study of Crime, Law and Society. His scholarship has been published in numerous law reviews and peer-reviewed journals, including Duke Law Journal, The Journal of Law & Economics, The Journal of Empirical Legal Studies and all of the leading Israeli legal journal. published in several prestigious venues including the Journal of Law and Economics and Cardozo Law Review. In 2004-2005 he was a Fulbright Post Doctoral Scholar and a Humphrey Faculty Fellow at the John M. Olin Center for Law and Economics at University of Michigan Law School. His papers are frequently cited in decisions of the Israeli Supreme Court. He won several prizes for his research including the Minister of Public Security Prize (twice: 2002, 2008), the Dusty and Ettie Miller Prize for Outstanding Young Scholar (2008) and the Cegla Prize  (2008). He also won several prestigious and competitive research grants from, among others, the Israel Science Foundation (ISF, three times) and the German Israeli Foundation (GIF). Gazal-Ayal has been a visiting scholar and visiting professor in numerous universities around the globe including NYU law school (1999) Connecticut law school (2004), Michigan Law School (with Fulbright, 2004-5), the Max Planck institute in Freiburg (2007) and Aix-Marseilles (with Erasmus Mundus Grant, 2008). In 2009-2010 he served as the president of the Israeli Law and Economics Association.
Prof. Eli M. Salzberger (former dean) took his doctorate at Oxford. He has been the President of the Israeli Association of Law and Economics and he is currently the President of the European Association for Law and Economics. His field of expertise include economic analysis of public law and public choice, constitutional law, IP and Cyberspace. He has many publications in leading law and economics journals including the Journal of Law and Economics and the International Review of Law and Economics. He also published two books (co-authored with Niva Elkin-Koren) on Law, Economic and Cyberspace (2004) and Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property Law (forthcoming).
Prof. Avishalom Tor is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law and a Co-Director of the Forum for Law and Markets, teacher and supervisor for papers on Behavioral Law and Economics, Experimental Law and Economics, Competition Law and Economics, and Economics of Corporate Law. Dr. Tor came to Haifa in 2004 after receiving his S.J.D. from Harvard Law School, visiting as a Research Professor at George Mason University School of Law, and advising Commissioner Harbour of the FTC on antitrust law and economics. At Haifa, Dr. Tor teaches in the areas of antitrust, corporate law and governance, and behavioral law and economics. His research uses a behavioral and experimental approach to study competitive behavior generally and its legal regulation in market settings more specifically. Dr. Tor’s interdisciplinary work has been published in legal, decision making, psychological, and economic journals, such as the Michigan Law Review, Antitrust Law Journal, The Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics.

Local Coordinator:
Prof. Georg Ringe
Tel: +49-40-42838.6787
Email: georg.ringe@jura.uni-hamburg.de
Website

Office:
Ms. Christiane Ney-Schönig
Tel: +49-40-42838.5776
Teaching Staff:
Prof. Stefan Voigt
Prof. Georg Ringe
Prof. Thomas Eger
Prof. Frank Steffen
Jun. Prof. Franziska Weber
Dr. Jerg Gutmann
Dr. Stephan Wittig LL.M. (Cambridge)
Dr. Jan Asmus Bisschoff
Postal Address:
Universität Hamburg
Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft
Institut für Recht und Ökonomik
Johnsallee 35
20148 Hamburg
Germany
Thesis Areas:
Contract Law
Tort Law
Competition Law
Environmental Law
European and International Law
Public Law
Constitutional Law
Public Choice
New Institutional Economics
Commercial Law
Law and Transition
Intellectual Property Law

Local Coordinator:

Prof. Georg Ringe is Professor of Law at the University of Hamburg and Director at the Institute of Law & Economics. He also teaches at the University of Oxford where he is Visiting Professor on a continuous basis, Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law and an associate member of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance. He has held visiting positions at various institutions in Europe and North America, including Columbia Law School and Vanderbilt University. He is a co-founder and editor of the Journal of Financial Regulation, which has been published by Oxford University Press since 2015. Professor Ringe has been involved in policy work with the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Financial Stability Board. His current research interests are in the general areas of Law & Finance, comparative corporate governance, capital and financial markets, insolvency law and conflict of laws.

Teaching Staff:

Stefan Voigt is director at the Institute of Law & Economics at Hamburg University. He is a fellow with CESifo (Munich) and has been affiliated with the International Centre for Economic Research (ICER) in Torino, Italy. Previous positions include chairs at the Universities of Marburg, Kassel, Ruhr-University Bochum, a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, and a research fellow position with the Max-Planck-Institute for Research Into Economic Systems. His research focuses on the economic effects of constitutions. More specifically, current research focuses on values and norms of refugees and informal institutions in general. Voigt is one of the editors of Constitutional Political Economy and a member of various boards including those of Public Choice and International Review of Law and Economics. Voigt has consulting experience with both the public and the private sector. He has worked with the World Bank, the European Commission and the OECD but also with the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT).
 
Prof. Frank Steffen is Professor of Economics, especially International Governance, at  the Faculty of Law, Business and Economics, University of Bayreuth. His research interests lie in the fields of Social Choice Theory, Game Theory, Governance Theory, and Identity Economics.
Jun. Prof. Franziska Weber is Junior Professor for Civil Law and Law & Economics at the University of Hamburg and Research Fellow at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her main fields of interest concern the law and economics of German and European consumer law enforcement. She successfully defended her EDLE Ph.D. thesis regarding the optimal mix of public and private law enforcement in consumer law in 2012. More generally, she engages in the economic analysis of European law. Her work has a strong focus on comparative law, particularly on German, Spanish, English and Dutch law. In the EMLE she teaches ‘Comparative Law’ in the first term and ‘Contract Law and Economics’ in the second term.
Dr. Jan Asmus Bischoff is an inhouse counsel at the privately-owned bank M.M.Warburg & CO in Hamburg. He is admitted to the Bar in Hamburg. Before joining Warburg, we worked at attorney in the field of investment arbitration and shipping law. After obtaining his first legal degree from the University of Hamburg in 2005, he worked for four years as a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg. In 2008, he received his LL.M. degree as Hauser Scholar from New York University, School of Law. From 2008 to 2010, he did his mandatory practical legal training (“Referendariat”) at the Hamburg Higher Regional Court. In 2010, he completed his Ph.D. thesis. Jan Bischoff regularly publishes articles on international law and European law.
Dr. Jerg Gutmann studied economics in Stuttgart and Marburg. In 2010 he acquired his Master in Economics and Institutions from the Philipps-University of Marburg. He is a Research and Teaching Associate at the Institute of Law and Economics since 2010, where he gives tutorials in “Constitutional Law and Economics” and “International Law and Economics”. His research is focused on Positive Constitutional Economics and Empirical Law and Economics.
Dr. Stephan Michel studied economics in Marburg and Edinburgh. He obtained his PhD in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE), with research stays in Bologna, Hamburg, Rotterdam and Haifa. Since 2016, he works at the DFG Graduate School “The Economics of the internationalisation of the Law” at the Institute of Law and Economics in Hamburg. His research is focused on Positive Constitutional Economics and Public Choice.
Dr. Stephan Wittig is a currently a Brandon Research Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge. He studied Economics and Finance in Bonn, Zurich and Vancouver, and acquired his Master in Economics from the University of Bonn. During his Ph.D. in Law and Economics, he was a member of the German Research Foundation’s (DFG) Graduate School for Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg. Since 2006, he is a Lecturer at the EMLE programme. He spent a year as Visiting Researcher and Visiting Fellow at Yale Law School in New Haven, CT, and researched at the European University Institute in Florence, as well as at the European Commission Directorate-General for Trade. His research focuses on Public International Law, Trade and Finance. He obtained his Master of Law (LL.M.) from the University of Cambridge and became a Brandon Fellow in 2012. This fall, he teaches the courses “Formal Methods” and “Foundations of Law and Economics I: Microeconomics”.

Local Coordinator:
Prof. P.G. Babu, Ph.D.
Tel: +91-22-28416521
Email: babu@igidr.ac.in
Website

Office:
Ms. Fabina D’Mello
Tel: +91-22-28416576
Email: soffice@igidr.ac.in
Teaching Staff:
Prof. P.G. Babu
Prof. Vikas Kumar
Associate Prof. Jayati Sarkar
Postal Address:
Student Office
IGIDR
Film City Road
Santoshnagar Goregaon (East)
Mumbai 400 065
INDIA
Thesis Areas:
Law and Economics of Institutions
Law and Economics of Development

Coordinator:

Prof. P.G. Babu is a Professor at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and has held Adam Smith Chair Guest Professorship in Philosophy and Economics at University of Bayreuth, Germany. He visits the Institutes of Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg and the Erasmus University at Rotterdam, and coordinates the Law and Economics Program at IGIDR, which is a part of the Erasmus Mundus Consortium on European Masters and Doctoral Programs in Law and Economics. His Ph.D. is from Indian Institute of Science and has taught as visiting faculty at several institutions including IIM Ahmedabad and Madras School of Economics. His research interests include Microeconomic Theory with applications to Environment, Natural Resources and Law, Non-cooperative Game theory with applications to market design protocols such as bargaining, auctions, matching, and Information Economics. At IGIDR, he has organized several capacity building workshops in Law and Economics, apart from various specialized conferences and workshops on topics such as Social Norms and Institutional Structures, Peace Science and Game Theory.

Teaching Staff:

Prof. Jayati Sarkar is Associate Professor in Economics at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, USA. Her field of specialization is Institutional Economics and her current research interests are in corporate ownership and governance in emerging economies, business groups, public sector enterprise reforms and performance. She has published in several international journals among which are Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Economics of Transition, Pacific Basic Finance Journal, and International Review of Finance. She has also published several book chapters on banking and corporate governance.
Vikas Kumar is an Assistant Professor at Azim Premji University (APU), Bengaluru and Visiting Faculty at IGIDR where he teaches part of the Law and Economics of Development course. His research explores the interfaces between politics and statistics, economics and religion, law and economics in pre-modern India, and the Kauṭiliya Arthaśāstra and other pre-modern texts. He studied metallurgy at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (B. Tech., 2001) and economics at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai (Ph.D., 2010). He was a doctoral fellow (2007-08) at the Institute of SocioEconomics and the Institute of Law and Economics, University of Hamburg under the Asia Link Project on Law and Economics funded by the European Union. He worked with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, New Delhi and Trichy and the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru before joining APU.

Local Coordinator:
Dr. Matteo Rizzolli
Email: m.rizzolli@lumsa.it
Website

Office:
Dr. Matteo Rizzolli
Email: m.rizzolli@lumsa.it

 

Thesis Coordinator:
Dr. Matteo Rizzolli
Email: m.rizzolli@lumsa.it

Postal Address:
LUMSA – Matteo Rizzolli
Department of Law, Economics and Political Science
Via Pompeo Magno 22
00919 Roma (Italy)
Teaching Staff:
Dr. Matteo Rizzolli
Dr. Nicoletta Rangone

Coordinator:

  Dr. Matteo Rizzolli  – Associate Professor of Economics – has gained a Master’s Degree in International Economics from Maastricht University and a Ph.D. in Law & Economics from the University of Siena. He has been secretary of the European Association of Law & Economics and he is currently the general secretary of the Italian Society of Law & Economics.

Teaching Staff:

  Prof. Nicoletta Rangone – Full professor of Economic Law and Administrative Law and MSc on Management and Consulting Program director. She has been associate professor at the Politecnico of Milan (2002/2014), qualified lawyer, Doctoral fellow at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and she completed a PhD in Public Law in 1996 (University of Bologna). She worked for national and international institution on regulation: the OECD, the Italian Competition Authority, the Ministry of Public administration, the Presidency of the Council of Ministries, the Ministry for Justice, the National School of Administration. She is academic director of the “Short course on regulation” (with Robert Baldwin, LSE, and Marco D’Alberti, Sapienza University), a high level executive training programme.

Local Coordinator:
Drs. Wicher Schreuders
Tel: +31-10-408.2188
Tel: +31-10-408.1606
Email: schreuders@law.eur.nl
Website

Office:
Dr. Ilva Putzier
Tel: +31 10 408 2188
Email: info@emle.org

Teaching Staff:
Prof. Alessio M. Pacces
Prof. Roger Van den Bergh
Prof. Louis Visscher, LL.M.
Prof. Ann-Sophie Vandenberghe
Dr. Peter Camesasca
Sharon Oded, LL.M.
Prof. dr. Jonathan Klick
Prof. dr. Sanne Taekema
Dr. Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko
Dr. Andrea Giannaccari

Postal Address:
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus School of Law
Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE)
Dr. Ilva Putzier, L7-033
P.O. Box 1738
NL 3000 DR Rotterdam

Coordinator:

Drs. Wicher Schreuders studied economics and graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the Erasmus University in 1980. For a short time he worked at the Dutch Social Economic Council (SER). Since 1982 he has been a member of the Department of Economics in the Law Faculty at the Erasmus University. From February 2000 until February 2005 he was Assistant Director of the EMLE Programme. Since October 2004, he has been the Erasmus Mundus Assistant Coordinator of the EMLE Programme.

Teaching Staff:

Prof. Alessio M. Pacces is Professor of Law and Finance at the Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Prior to entering academia, he worked at the research department of the Bank of Italy and at the Italian Securities Authority (Consob). Since 2009, he has been Research Associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). Since 2014, he has been Director of the European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE).

Alessio’s research focuses on the economic analysis of corporate law and financial regulation. On these topics, he published books and chapters with houses such as Elgar, Routledge, and Oxford University Press, as well as articles in journals such as Harvard Business Law Review, American Business Law Journal, and International Review of Law and Economics, among others. He has been invited to speak by several policy institutions, such as among others the OECD, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission. He has held several visiting appointments, including among others at Berkeley Law School and Columbia Law School.

Dr. Peter Camesasca holds a law degree with honours from Antwerp University, and he studied also in Hannover, Leuven and Mannheim. His Ph.D. thesis on European Merger Control ‘Getting the Efficiencies Right’ was published in 2000. His main research area is European merger control, and he has published a number of articles in the leading European, Dutch and German competition law journals.
Prof. Van den Bergh is Professor of Law and Economics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. His main fields of interest are the economic analysis of competition law, harmonisation of private law, and safety and security in society. From 1987 until 2001 he was President of the European Association of Law and Economics. From February 2000 until February 2005 he was Director of the EMLE Programme. He has been the Erasmus Mundus Coordinator of the EMLE Programme from 2004 to 2012.
Prof. Louis Visscher, LL.M. holds an economics degree (international economics, 1993) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, as well as a law degree (civil law, cum laude, 1994) from the same university. He has written his Ph.D. dissertation in Rotterdam on the economic analysis of Dutch tort law (2005). He currently is Associate Professor of Law and Economics at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics. Louis has taught the course ‘Game Theory for Lawyers’ in the Competition Law and Economics LL.M. programme, and the course ‘Law and Economics’ in the Rotterdam LL.M. He teaches the course ‘Economic Analysis of Torts and Insurance’ in the European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) as well as the course ‘Law and Economics’ in the Rotterdam bachelor (this course has replaced the masters course in Rotterdam). Furthermore, he lectures in the course ‘Financial Markets and Monitoring’, ‘Law and Economics in the Courts’ and in the minor ‘Death and Injuries’. He also provides lectures on Law and Economics for the Dutch Academy for Legislation. Louis has published on the topics of international trade, tort law, contract law, insurance law, the law of damages, civil procedural law, law enforcement, consumer law, criminal law, labour law and harmonisation of law.
Prof. Ann-Sophie Vandenberghe is Associate Professor of Law and Economics. She holds a law degree (Ghent University, Belgium, 1996), an educational degree (Ghent University, Belgium, 1996), a degree of European Master in Law and Economics (1997) and a Ph.D. (Utrecht University, the Netherlands, 2004). She was a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School (New York, USA, fall 2007) and a visiting professor at National Law School of India University (Bangalore,summer 2008). She is a member of the Economic Impact Group of the Common Principles of European Contract Law. She specializes in the field of comparative and behavioural law and economics of contracts, especially employment and consumer contracts.
  Prof. dr. Jonathan Klick Jonathan Klick (1975), Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, is part-time appointed at the Erasmus Chair of Empirical Legal Studies at Erasmus School of Law. Jonathan Klick is both a lawyer and an economist, and he specialises in empirical Law and Economics. He will develop new focus areas of empirical research and has a special interest in areas such as corporate governance and tort law.
Prof. dr. Sanne Taekema Sanne Taekema is Professor of Jurisprudence at the Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam. She teaches the course ‘Introduction to Law’. Her research interests include the rule of law, particularly in a transnational context, general issues of legal theory, particularly the role of values in jurisprudence and legal pragmatism, law and literature, and legal methodology with a focus on interdisciplinarity.
Dr. Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko Dr. Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko holds two bachelor degrees in law and psychology from the University of Haifa; two master degrees: LL.M. from the University of Haifa and the degree of European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE, cum laude) from the University of Hamburg, University of Ghent and University of Vienna. She obtained her PhD degree from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Hamburg (summa cum laude) and the University of Bologna. Elena is also a qualified attorney in Israel and has worked in the past as a criminal prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office in Israel. She taught Introduction to Law in the EMLE programme at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (2013) and is a lecturer of the course Public Law and Economics and Introduction to Law (tutorials) in the EMLE program since 2015-2016. Elena’s main research interests are criminal law and economics and behavioral law and economics.
  Dr. Andrea Giannaccari Andrea Giannaccari holds a degree in economics from LUISS University in Rome, a LLM in competition Law and Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and a Ph.D. in Law and economics from LUISS University. He teaches Comparative Private Law, Competition Law, and Law and Economics. On these topics he has published books, chapters, articles and case commentaries. He has also been involved in research activities with private foundations and institutions.

Local Coordinator:

Univ.-Prof. DDr. Peter Lewisch
Ao. Prof. Wolfgang Weigel
Tel: +43-1-4277.374.42
Email: Peter.Lewisch@univie.ac.at
Email: Wolfgang.Weigel@univie.ac.at
Website Peter Lewisch
Website Wolfgang Weigel

Office:
Tel: +43 – 1 – 4277 374 01
Thesis Coordinator:
Ao. Prof. Wolfgang Weigel
Email: Wolfgang.Weigel@univie.ac.at
Postal Address:
Universität Wien
Department of Economics
Room 05.502
Oskar Morgenstern Square 1
1090 Vienna
Teaching Staff:
Ao. Prof. Wolfgang Weigel
Peter Lewisch
Thesis Areas:
Administrative Law
Wolfgang Weigel:
Constitutional Law
Human Rights
Public Spending
Taxation
Public Sector Auditing and Controlling
Sunset Legislation
Privatization and Deregulation
EuGH decisions
Corruption
Regulatory Impact analysis
Voluntary Non-Profit-Organizations
Property Rights theory
Transaction Cost analysis
Criminal Law

Individual Ideas and proposals not covered by this list are subject to individual stipulation.

Coordinator:

Ao. Prof. Wolfgang Weigel is an Associated Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Vienna. His main areas of research are Law and Economics of the Public Sector, New Institutional Economics with Emphasis on Transaction Cost Economics. He teaches Economic Policy, Economics of Public Administration and Economic Analysis of Law both for under- and post-graduate students. He was a visiting professor at Masaryk University Brno, ERASMUS Exchange Professor at the University of Hamburg and Lecturer at the Austrian Federal Academy of Public Administration. His publications cover books on Public Economics, Law and Economics as well as numerous articles in both fields.

Teaching Staff:

Peter Lewisch holds a chair in criminal law at the University of Vienna and he is the director of the Academic Center for the Economic Analysis of the Law. His research interests cover Constitutional Law & Human Rights, Regulatory & Competition Law, Criminal Law, Litigation & Procedure, and Experimental Law & Economics. He is a frequent academic visitor to Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Stanford, Berkeley, UCLA, and George Mason University and shortlisted for the position of the Austrian Judge at the European Court of Human Rights.

Local Coordinator:
Dr. Jaroslaw Beldowski
Email: jbeldowski@yahoo.com
Website

Office:
Mr. Łukasz Dąbroś (Programme Management Officer)
Email: lukaszdabros@gmail.com
Tel:    +48 22 564 9345
Thesis Coordinator:
Dr. Jaroslaw Beldowski
Email: jbeldowski@yahoo.com
Postal Address:
Warsaw School of Economics
Department of International Comparative Studies
Al. Niepodleglosci 162
office 228, building G
02-554 Warsaw
Poland
Teaching Staff:
Prof. Leszek Balcerowicz
Dr. Michal Brzoza – Brzezina
Dr. Marcin Menkes
Dr. Agnieszka Slomka – Golebiowska
Dr. Wiktor Wojciechowski
Thesis Areas:
Transformation of Law
Contract Law
Labour Law
Environmental Law
European and International Law
Constitutional Law
Public Choice
New Institutional Economics
Banking and Monetary Law
Commercial Law
Corporate Governance
Securities Regulation
Law and Transition
Economics of Regulation
Law and Finance
Bankruptcy Law
Intellectual Property Law

Coordinator:

Dr. Jaroslaw Beldowski has a doctoral degree from the University of Silesia and an LL.M in European Union Law from the Catholic University of Leuven. He is the recipient of several scholarships abroad � the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Open Society Institute (Chevening Scholar) at the University of Oxford as well as the Flemish Community and the Robert Schuman Foundation in Luxembourg. Prior to becoming the board president of the Civil Development Forum (FOR Foundation) in March 2007, Mr. Beldowski held a five-year tenure at the National Bank of Poland. Currently, Mr. Beldowski is also a member of the Polish Association of Law and Economics (PSEAP) Board, which he helped found in 2005. His research in law and economics focuses on contract law and legal transformation. He is the author and co-author of many articles and research papers on these topics. In 2009, he was co-editor and co-translator of the Polish language version of the R. Cooter and T. Ulen Law & Economics handbook.

Teaching Staff:

Prof. Leszek Balcerowicz is the Head of the International Comparative Studies Department at the Warsaw School of Economics. He has previously served as the Minister of Finance (1989-1990, 1997-2000) and as Governor of the Polish National Bank (2001-2007). Prof. Balcerowicz was a fellow at the University of Sussex (1985) and the University of Marburg (1988) as well as a visiting lecturer at universities in Austria, France, Great Britain, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Sweden, Japan, India, Italy, Ukraine, Lithuania and the USA. Between 1992 and 2000, he was the Chairman of the Council in the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE). Prof. Balcerowicz is a member of the European Economic Association and the Polish Society of Economists. Nowadays, Prof. Balcerowicz is board chairman of the Civil Development Forum. He is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from the University in Aix-en-Provence, the University of Sussex, De Paul University of Chicago, the University in Bratislava, Viadrina European University, the University in Lima, George Mercator University in Duisburg and several Polish universities. He has authored several books and numerous journal publications. His research interests are institutional economics (impact of property rights, political systems, monetary policy, financial systems and taxes on economic development) and economics of transition.
Prof. Michal Brzoza-Brzezina is director of the Bureau of Applied Research at the National Bank of Poland and Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics. He worked at the European Central Bank and Austrian National Bank. His research is focused on monetary policy and monetary economics, he authored or co-authored numerous articles published in domestic and international refereed journals.
Dr. Marcin Menkes completed legal education at Warsaw University, Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille 3 (France) and Jagiellonian University. He also completed Ph.D. studies in economics at Warsaw School of Economics. He is an author of over fifty publications in the fields of public international law, international economic relations and global governance, currently working as a senior lecturer at the Chair of Business Law at the Warsaw School of Economics.
Dr. Agnieszka Slomka-Golebiowska is an Associate Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics. Previously, Director in the Industrial Development Agency responsible for corporate governance, restructuring and privatization (2006-2009), Professor Assistant at the University of Muenster (2003-2004) and consultant in Arthur Andersen (2000-2002). Since 2006, she sits on the supervisory boards. She holds Ph.D. in Economics and M.Sc. in Finance and Banking from Warsaw School of Economics, as well as MBA from the French Institute of Management. She received prestigious awards including Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship and Polish-American Fulbright Fellowship as well as was visiting scholar at universities in Berkeley (Haas), Cambridge (MIT), Tucson (UOA), Munster, Copenhagen (CBS), Birmingham (BBS), Berlin (HSoG) and Vienna (WU). The author of numerous articles in professional journal and books on corporate governance.
Dr. Wiktor Wojciechowski is a senior lecturer at the International Comparative Studies Department at the Warsaw School of Economics. Between 2005-2008, Dr. Wojciechowski headed the Department of Labour Market Macroeconomic and Structural Analysis research team at the National Bank of Poland. Currently, he is a member of the management board and director of the Analitical Team at the Civil Development Forum Foundation. His research interests include institutional determinants of labour market performance, economic analysis of market deregulation, labour market reforms and labour relations. Dr. Wojciechowski is the author of several articles about the labour market in Poland and other EU countries.