A guest lecture of prof. L. A. DiMatteo – summary

On October 16 th 2018, at the invitation of the Chair of Private Law of the Jagiellonian  University and the Polish Law and Economics Association, Professor Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law, Florida University, delivered a guest lecture on „Economic Analysis of Contract Law as Descriptive and Normative Theory”. The speaker discussed the development and impact of major lines of thought in the economic analysis of American contract law from an international and comparative perspective.

Graduate Scholarships at Central European University

Applications are now being accepted for master’s and doctoral scholarships at Central European University (CEU).

CEU brings together students and faculty from some 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. Listed among the top 100 universities worldwide by Quacquarelli Symonds in a variety of subjects, CEU offers world-class master’s and doctoral programs in English to address the key issues of the 21st century. Besides interdisciplinary courses taught by an outstanding faculty, the university boasts a highly research-intensive learning environment and a remarkable student/faculty ratio of eight-to-one.

CEU is accredited in the United States and Hungary, and is supported by the Open Society Foundations.

Application deadline: 31 January 2019

Learn more and apply online!

15th Israeli Law and Economics Association Conference – call for papers!

The Israeli Law and Economics Association (ILEA) welcomes submissions of papers on any topic regarding the Economic Analysis of Law for its 15th annual conference to be held at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on December 18th, 2018.

The keynote speaker will be the Honorable Prof. Alex Stein (Supreme Court of Israel).

ILEA invites contributions in all aspects related to Law and Economics, both theoretical and empirical.

Submissions must be original and not previously published.

Please email your draft to Israeli.lea@gmail.com

Important Dates:

• Paper submission deadline: Oct 10, 2018

• Communication of acceptance: November 10, 2018

• Registration before: November 20, 2018

• Conference:  December 18, 2018

Three new reasearch associate positions in L&E in Hamburg

Three new research positions are available at the Institute of Law & Economics, Hamburg University.

  • Two research associate positions for applicants with a law degree in the project “Economics and Psychology of International Law/Legal Theory”. For further detail, see here.
  • One research associate position for applicants with a degree in economics or psychology in the same project. For further detail, see here .

We aim to fill all position by August 1, 2018, or later.

The application deadline is May 18, 2018.


Summer School in Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg

the Institute of Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg  is happy to announce this year’s edition of the Summer School in Law and Economics.

The annual Summer School features five one-week intensive lecture series for which we have again assembled a group of internationally renowned scholars in law and economics. Courses will cover the topics of Corruption Research, International Law and International Relations, Global Environmental Politics, Economic Analysis of Law  as well as an Introduction to German Law.

The courses are free of charge and open to external applicants. For further information please refer to the attached flyer (SUMMER SCHOOL 2018 PROGRAM)or contact Marek Endrich at graduateschool@ile-hamburg.de.

4th Polish Law & Economics Conference – Call for Papers

It is our pleasure to announce that 4th Polish Law & Economics Conference will take place at the Warsaw School of Economics on October 23-24, 2015. The keynote lectures will be delivered by Prof. Ejan Mackaay (Université de Montréal) and Prof. Hans Bernd Schäfer (Bucerius Law School). More information is available here.