The 38th EALE conference

The 38th EALE conference will be organized jointly by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Law School and the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics on September 9-10, 2021.

Programe objectives:

We hope the Conference can take place physically in Barcelona in the premises of Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Ciutadella Campus). Any update will be published on eale.orgin due course.

The keynote speakers of the Conference will be:

Cani Fernández, President of the Spanish Competition Authority, CNMC
Edward R. Morrison, Charles Evans Gerber Professor of Law, Columbia Law School Ariel Porat, President of the Tel Aviv University and recipient of the EALE 2020 Award

Crucial dates and info:

  • Paper submission deadline: April 9, 2021
  • Communication of acceptance: May 30, 2021 (expected)
  • Final papers due by: July 30, 2021
  • Authors’ registration deadline: June 21, 2021
  • Final registration deadline for participants who do not present a paper: August 15, 2021
  • Conference dates: September 9-10, 2021.

  Please apply using dedicated site

Registration fee (including EALE membership) for the face-to-face Conference in Barcelona: €300 for regular participants and €175 for Ph.D. students.

Inframarginalism & Internet: A Conference on Markets as Wealth Distributors, and the Implications for Tech Policy

University of Kentucky Rosenberg College of Law will host An Online Conference on Markets as Wealth Distributors, and the Implications for Tech Policy, online on February 18-19, 2021.

Programe objectives:

The price of the marginal unit of production determines whether a market is efficient. But the price of all the other units—the inframarginal units—determines who enjoys the wealth created by the market. A surge in scholarship on monopoly power, antitrust, and economic rents suggests that concerns about inequality are driving an inframarginal revolution in law and economics today, in which scholars are asking not just whether rules are efficient but also who they enrich.

At the same time, advances in Internet technology have given sellers greater capacity to redistribute wealth from buyers to themselves, by allowing sellers to use consumer data to target advertising, charge dynamic or personalized prices, and pursue other data-driven marketing practices. And the profitability of these technologies has drained resources from legacy institutions, particularly newspapers, that play an important role in democratic life.

Crucial dates and info:

The Conference will take place online.

the 18th annual conference of the German Law and Economics Association

The Annual Conference of the German Association of Law and Economics will be held on December 22-23, 2021,  in Berlin, to be hosted by the Freie Universität. The local organizer is Andreas Engert. Should the pandemic prohibit an offline meeting, organizers are planning for an online conference.

Programe objectives:

The purpose of the conference is to provide a discussion forum for all researchers interested in a interdisciplinary approach to Law and Economics.

Crucial dates and info:

  Please apply using dedicated site

The organizer communicates acceptance decisions in late April 2021. If your paper is accepted, you will need to send the complete manuscript to your discussant no later than July 1. 

Submission fees:  If the conference can be held offline, the attendance fee will be €120 (€60 for PhD candidates), which includes the conference dinner on July 22. 

Submission deadline for abstracts and/or draft papers: March 30, 2021.

Online Workshop: The Promises and Challenges of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Copenhagen Business School will host Online Workshop: The Promises and Challenges of Alternative Dispute Resolution, online on January 27, 2021.

Programe objectives:

Workshop brings together researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and civil society at the intersection of law and regulation to share insights, exchange ideas and formulate, discuss and suggest answers to contemporary challenges related to alternative dispute resolution.

Crucial dates and info:

The Conference will take place online.

  • Submission deadline for abstracts and/or draft papers:  January 27, 2021. 9:00
  • More information can be found on the conference’s website.

Conference TILTing Perspectives 2021: Regulating in Times of Crisis

The Tilburg Law School will host Conference TILTing Perspectives 2021: Regulating in Times of Crisis, online on May 19-21, 2021.

Programe objectives:

TILTing perspectives 2021 brings together researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and civil society at the intersection of law and regulation, technology, and society to share insights, exchange ideas and formulate, discuss and suggest answers to contemporary challenges related to technological innovation. The conference features 6 different tracks: Energy and Climate Crisis, Competition and Market Regulation, Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence, Data Protection, IP Law and an Open Track.

Crucial dates and info:

The Conference will take place online.

  • Submission deadline for abstracts and/or draft papers:  February 1, 2021.
  • More information can be found on the conference’s website.

Postdoc position Tilburg Law School

The Tilburg Law School is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in a project on ‘Protecting autonomy in a data-driven society’, which explores how economic regulation can strengthen the autonomy of individuals and businesses vis-à-vis digital platforms. 

The selected candidate is expected to complement the team’s existing expertise in competition law and contribute research insights in areas such as intermediary liability, content moderation, algorithmic decision-making or media law.

The Position starts in January 2020 and is for period of 2 years.

Details on the call for application can be found at https://tiu.nu/17045 

Research Fellowships on the Foundations of Value and Values

THE NEW INSTITUTE aims to attract outstanding scholarly talent from across the globe. More specifically, TNI seeks applications by committed early- to mid-career researchers who have a proven track record of acknowledged work in a relevant research area (via substantial publications).

Ideally, candidates have already engaged with networks beyond academia and used creative formats to communicate their research results to achieve public impact. Most importantly, they must identify with the Institute’s mission and aspiration to contribute to social, economic, and ecological transformation.

Accordingly, we are looking for candidates who have an ability to bring transformative ideas to TNI’s work and who are willing to engage with the various groups mentioned above, striving to advance scholarly knowledge and to turn research results into pathways towards practical solutions. Applicants must be highly willing to work in interdisciplinary and trans-sectoral settings.

  • Deadline of applications: October 28th, 2020
  • Via application form

17th Annual Conference of the Israeli Law and Economics Association

The Annual Conference of the Israeli Association of Law and Economics will be held online. Date announcement soon.
Programe objectives:

The purpose of the conference is to provide a discussion forum for all researchers interested in a interdisciplinary approach to Law and Economics.

Crucial dates and info:

 In 2020, due to COVID-19 pandemic, the annual conference o will not be an in-person meeting. Instead, it will be structured in an online format on three main virtual sessions