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About the center

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, in keeping with its overall mission.

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Focus areas

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 focus areas are the primary focus of the international research agenda. They also reflect the latest developments in academic literature in these subject areas.