Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics

ACLE Spring Workshop 2014

13May2014 09:00 - 13:00


Speakers: Christoph Engel (Max Plank Institute for Research on Collective Goods), Luis Garicano (London School of Economics), Henry Hansmann (Yale University), Oliver Hart (Harvard University) and Alan Schwartz (Yale University).


To each paper are assigned 40 minutes: 25 for presentation, 5 for discussion, and 10 for questions from the floor. For a download of the paper, click on the link below.

  • 09:00 - 09:15 - Coffee
  • 09:15 - 09:20 - Welcome by Arnoud Boot (ACLE)
  • 09:20 - 10:40 - Session Regulation
Chair: Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (ACLE)

Oliver Hart (Harvard University): Banks Are Where The Liquidity Is (with Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago)   
Discussant: Arnoud Boot (ACLE)

Christoph Engel (Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods): The Dark Side of Price Cap Regulation. A Lab Experiment (with Klaus Heine, Erasmus University Rotterdam)   
Discussant: Carmine Guerriero (ACLE)

  • 10:40 - 11:00 - Coffee Break
  • 11:00 - 13:00 - Session Law and Economics of Contracts


Chair: Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE)

Alan Schwartz (Yale University): Contracting Externalities and Unrepudiable Menus in the U.S. Corporate Bankruptcy Code (with Antonio E. Bernardo and Ivo Welch, both UCLA Anderson)   
Discussant: Kristoffel Grechenig (Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, ACLE)

Luis Garicano (London School of Economics): Optimal Contracting and The Organization of Knowledge (with William Fuchs, Berkeley-Haas and IZA and Luis Rayo, LSE and CEPR)   
Discussant: Jeroen van de Ven  (ACLE)

Henry Hansmann (Yale University): Government As Enterprise   
Discussant: Adrienne de Moor-van Vugt (ACLE)

Location: Oostindisch huis - Room E0.02 (VOC room)

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