About the center
The Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics (ACLE) is a joint initiative of the Economics and Law faculties of the University of Amsterdam.
The Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics
The objective of the ACLE is to promote high-quality research at the interface of law and economics. The center functions as an interdisciplinary platform and hosts a variety of activities that seek to encourage fruitful co-operation across these fields at the University of Amsterdam in interaction with international academia, fitting its overall mission.
Director: Prof. Arnoud Boot
Research at the ACLE is organised in three focus areas.
- Corporate Governance and Finance
- Financial Regulation
- Competition Policy
The research questions that relate to these three topics of research are at the top of the international research agenda and reflect the most recent developments in the academic literaturethese area's.