Faculty of Law 12:00-14:00 Room A009
|Date||11 April 2006|
|Time||12:00 - 14:00|
Explore interdisciplinary synergies between the various research activities (papers, courses, seminars, etc.) at the law faculty and economics research.
Most areas of the law from intellectual property to international law, from contracts to environmental liability, from harmonization of law to criminal law, from corporate governance to market regulation, arbitration and litigation have lately been enriched with insights form economic theory.
What can we make of these developments? How can economics help develop further interdisciplinary legal scholarship? What directions should law and economics research take?
Law faculty members involved in research at various levels and on any topic.
The discussion will be introduced by Nuno Garoupa (Professor of Law and Economics at Univesidad Nova, Lisbon & Visiting Professor at Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics) and Gerrit De Geest (Professor of Law and Economics at Utrecht School of Economics). They will shed some light on the development of law and economics in the United States and in Europe in the last forty years.
The discussion will then be broadened to include: