News Archive

Within the EDLE News Archive you will find all current and past News@EDLE.

16.01.2017

50th EDLE PhD thesis defence!

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that on Thursday 19 January 2017, at 15.30 hours, Stephan Michel will defend his thesis: The Process of Constitution-Making: A Law and Economics Analysis. This will be the 50th defence in the European...
25.11.2016

EDLE 3rd Year Seminar

In the EDLE the cooperation between the various years of EDLE PhDs and the reciproke learning effects of having combined seminars throughout the EDLE trajectory is highly valued. On Friday 18 November the Bologna 3rd year seminar took place.During this...
17.05.2016

PhD thesis defences

Upcoming PhD thesis defences   On the 16th June 2016, the following EDLE PhD candidates will defend their thesis:   9.30 Yugank Goyal ´Institutions in Informal Markets´ 11.30 Shilpi...
14.12.2015

PhD thesis defences

Thesis defences       In December, several EDLE students have defended their thesis.     We congratulate them on finishing the programme and wish them all the best for their future...
06.10.2015

Successful EALE Conference for the EDLE

Successful EALE Conference for the EDLE The yearly conference of the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE), held in Vienna from 16 to 19 September has been very successful for the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE). From the total...
06.10.2015

Award at the MIT Climate Colab Competition

Proposal by Dirk Heine and Goran Dominioni awarded winner of the MIT Climate CoLab competition 2015, category Transportation. Heine and Dominioni, both PhD candidates in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE) programme at Erasmus School of...
29.04.2015

PhD thesis defences

Upcoming PhD thesis defences On 4 June 2015, the following EDLE PhD candidates will defend their thesis:   11.30 Elena Reznichenko ´Law and Economics of Cost-Effective Criminal Enforcement´ 13.30 Jarek...
01.04.2015

PhD thesis defences

PhD thesis defences   On 19 March 2015 the following EDLE students defended their thesis:   11:00 Ana Jakovljevic Fighting Corruption with Pyramids: A Law and Economics approach to corruption combat in post-socialist...
14.03.2015

Participation in the EDLE with private/alternative funding

Participation in the EDLE with private/alternative funding A limited number of places is available in the EDLE for participants with private/alternative funding.   More information can be found here.
10.12.2014

Application Deadline

Important note The application deadline for the academic year 2015/2016 is:- 18th January 2015 (CET) for all applicants. Completed applications can be sent to rotterdam@edle-phd.eu. Applicants will be informed about selection results by the 31st March...
15.11.2014

New EDLE Programme Partner: The University of Haifa

New EDLE Programme Partner: The University of Haifa The EDLE directors are happy to announce that the University of Haifa will participate in the EDLE-programme as a partner university. In the coming academic year 2015/2016, up to two scholarships will...
15.11.2014

PhD thesis defences

PhD thesis defences On 15th and 16th December, the following EDLE PhD candidates will defend their thesis: Monday, 15th December 2014 11.00 Alexandre Biard ‘Judges and Mass Litigation – A (Behavioural) Law and Economics Perspective’   13.30...
30.09.2014

Upcoming Defence

Upcoming Defence The EDLE Ph.D. candidate Vijit Chahar has been admitted to the defence of his thesis: "The Influence of Direct Democracy on Agency Costs: Lessons from Corporate Governance". The defence is scheduled for the 10th October at 9.30...
27.05.2014

PhD thesis defences

On 24th, 30th June and 1st July, the following EDLE PhDs will defend their thesis: Tuesday, 24th June 2014Hossein NabilouThe Law and Economics of Hedge Fund Regulation: A comparison between the U.S. and the EU  Philip HankeRegulating State Aid:...
14.05.2014

Seminars at the School of Economics, Management and Statistics of the University of Bologna

Seminar announcement: the following seminars will be held at the School of Economics, Management and Statistics of the University of Bologna (Piazza Scaravilli 2 – Bologna):   -          Friday 23 May –...
08.01.2014

On 2 December Claudio Tagliapietra defended his thesis:

Thesis title: 'A threshold hypothesis of institutional change – collective action in the Italian Alps during the 13th – 19th centuries'.
06.12.2013

EDLE Joint Seminar 2014 – Call for Papers:

Please find here the Call for Papers and the registration form for the annual Joint Seminar "The future of Law & Economics", hosted by the University of Maastricht on 27 and 28 March 2014. The seminar is organised by our EDLE partner, the University...
12.11.2013

Inside in EDLE Research: EDLE Workshop Bologna

On 5 and 6 November, the 3rd year EDLE students had the opportunity to present their research progress and findings to the audience of professors and peers in Bologna. The Bologna Workshop complements the EDLE Conference in Hamburg, the Rotterdam Seminar...
15.08.2013

Successful academic EDLE summer meeting in Hamburg

During the summer, our EDLE students, together with the doctoral class of the Hamburg Graduate School and students from the Hamburg Institute’s exchange programme with the University of Cairo, Egypt, had again the chance to get deeply involved with...
15.07.2013

New Associate Member in China

Following the EDLE Board’s decision to propose the associate membership to the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) Prof. Luigi Franzoni, EDLE Board member for the University of Bologna and Erasmus Mundus coordinator, signed recently the...
08.05.2013

EDLE Conference Hamburg

European Doctorate in Law & Economics (EDLE) Conference Hamburg - 1/2 July 2013 Hamburg hosts the annual conference for doctoral students of the European Doctorate in Law & Economics on 1/2 July 2013.   The aim of the conference is to...
11.04.2013

Upcoming Defences

On 25 April 2013 the following two EDLE PhD defenses will take place:   At 11.30 hours, Weiqiang Hu, will hold his defense on 'An Economic Analysis of the Regulatory Compliance Defense'. The full text of the summary can be downloaded here....
11.04.2013

Johnathan Klick Workshop

One of the highlights of Rotterdam’s “The Week for and about the Future of Law and Economics” was the workshop ‘Empirical Legal Studies’ lectured by Prof. Jonathan Klick, Professor of Law at Pennsylvania Law School. This lecture was aiming to focus on...
11.04.2013

EDLE Joint Seminar 2013 Rotterdam

This year’s host of the annual EDLE Joint Seminar on 21 and 22 March 2013 was our EDLE partner university Rotterdam. Under the topic 'The Future of Law and Economics' EDLE students and PhD students from the universities of Paris and presented their...
04.04.2013

Inaugural Lecture: Alessio Pacces

On April 26 at 4pm, Alessio Pacces, Professor of Law and Finance at Erasmus School of Law and EDLE faculty member in Rotterdam will give his inaugural lecture on “The Future in Law and Finance”. You are most welcome to attend. Registration is not...
04.12.2012

Call for Papers: EDLE Joint Seminar

The annual EDLE Joint Seminar in collaboration with the Universities of Paris and Maastricht will be held in Rotterdam on 21 and 22 March 2013.   The registration for the Joint Seminar 'The Future of Law and Economics' is now open and papers are...
04.12.2012

Upcoming Defence

The EDLE cordially announces that our Ph.D. candidate Meltem Bayramli has been admitted to the defence of her thesis: "Patent Strategies and R&D in Complex Product Industries".   The defence is scheduled for 31 January 2013, at 13.30 hours,...
29.11.2012

Job offer: Junior Professorship

The University of Hamburg offers a Junior Professorship in Civil Law with focus on the Economic Analysis of Law. Please find here further information in English and in German.
02.11.2012

Stefan Voigt Elected as New EDLE Hamburg Director

The EDLE is pleased to welcome Prof. Dr. Stefan Voigt as the new EDLE Director at the University of Hamburg. Stefan Voigt follows his predecessor Jun. Prof. Dr. Patrick Leyens who has successfully managed the EDLE programme since 2009. Stefan Voigt...
01.11.2012

Midterm Meeting 2013 - Call for Papers

The Midterm Meeting Workshop in Law and Economics will take place in Hamburg on February 15th. The conference selects original works of all topics related to the Law & Economics field. Those interested are invited to submit their paper or an abstract...
19.10.2012

New Sponsoring by German Academic Exchange Service

The EDLE was admitted to the newly established "Graduate School Scholarship Programme" by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The DAAD provides four scholarships for students from third world countries and emerging nations. The scholarships...
06.09.2012

Jean Monnet Chair awarded to Klaus Heine

Prof. Dr. Klaus Heine EDLE faculty member at the University of Rotterdam has recently been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair of Economic Analysis of European Law. The Jean Monnet Chair scheme was established by the European Union to foster teaching and...
21.05.2012

Alessio Pacces appointed as Professor in Law & Finance

Alessio M. Pacces, member of the EDLE Faculty Rotterdam, has been appointed as Professor in Law & Finance at the Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam. This endowed chair has been established within the Tinbergen programme offered by the Erasmus...
03.04.2012

PhD cum laude for Sharon Oded

On 30th March 2012, Sharon Oded received his PhD with the distinction Cum Laude for his thesis entitled "Inducing Corporate Proactive Compliance: Liability Controls & Corporate Monitors". Sharon's supervisor was Prof. Dr. Michael Faure.

Awarding a...
03.04.2012

Successful Defence

Olga Skripova sucessfully defended her thesis  "Civil Liability as an Enforcement Tool of Securities Underwriter Gatekeeping Duty" in Rotterdam on 30th March 2012. The EDLE Team congratulates Olga Skripova on her newly obtained title and the...
21.03.2012

Summer School in Law & Economics Hamburg 2012

This year’s Hamburg Summer School in Law and Economics will take place from June 4th to July 13th, 2012 (programme). The Summer School is targeted mainly at the doctoral Students of the EDLE and of the Hamburg Graduate School ‘The Economics of the...
13.03.2012

EDLE Conference Hamburg 5th July 2012

European Doctorate in Law & Economics Conference Hamburg 2012.

 Hamburg hosts the Annual Conference for Students of the European Doctorate in Law & Economics in the Warburg-House, Heilwigstr. 116, 20249 Hamburg, on 5th July 2012, from 9:15 to...
08.03.2012

EDLE Joint Seminar Paris 2012

This year’s EDLE Joint Seminar took place in Paris from 8th – 9th March 2012.This seminar evolved through from the fruitful collaboration of the EDLE partner university Rotterdam with the Universities Maastricht, Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense,...
20.02.2012

European Studies in Law and Economics : Volume 7 and 8 are available!

In January 2012 the latest issues of the book series “European Studies in Law and Economics” were published: • “Regulatory Competition in European Corporate and Capital Market Law” by Lars Hornuf (Volume 7, Intersentia Publishing 2012) • “Economic...
19.02.2012

Upcoming Defences March 2012

The EDLE would like to draw your attention to the upcoming defences.It's with great pleasure that we can announce that on Friday March 30th 2012 the following defences will take place:Sharon Oded: "Inducing Corporate Proactive Compliance: Liability...
08.11.2011

EDLE JOINT SEMINAR Paris 8-9th March 2012

The next EDLE Joint Seminar "The Future of Law and Economics" will be held in Paris, 8-9th March 2012. The registration form and the call for papers are available here: • call for papers • registration form For any further information please contact...
04.11.2011

Upcoming Defences November 2011

It's with great pleasure that we can announce that on Tuesday 29th November the following two defences will take place: Sofia Amaral Garcia 'Quantifying the Economics of Medical Malpractice: A view from a civil law perspective' Time: 13.30...
04.11.2011

Call for Papers

The 3rd Polish Law & Economics Conference organized by the Polish Association of Law & Economics will be held at the University of Warsaw on 20-21 April 2012. The keynote lecture will be delivered by Prof. Thomas Ulen. Those interested in...
02.11.2011

Application Form available now

The Application Form for the European Doctorate in Law and Economics is now available online.  All interested students are invited to apply. Please note that the application deadline is January 9th 2012. Please follow the instruction as described...
12.10.2011

Start of the Academic Year 2011/12

The Board of Directors together with the organisation team cordially welcomes all sixteen EDLE students of the Academic Year 2011/12! All new students receive a full stipend: Ten are sponsored by the Erasmus Mundus Fellowship Scheme and six receive...
21.09.2011

EMLE Alumni Publish "European Review of Law and Economics"

The recently founded EMLE Alumni Organisation just published the first issue of the "European Review of Law and Economics". The online journal is accessible for free at www.erle-online.org.The EDLE Board of Directors congratulates the EMLE Alumni...
09.08.2011

Application Form available online starting from November 1st

The Application Form for the European Doctorate in Law and Economics will be available online starting from November 1st; the deadline to submit the applications is on January 9th 2012.All interested students are invited to read the instruction as...
03.04.2011

"The Future of Law and Economics" – Joint Seminar at the University of Maastricht

From 3rd – 4th March 2011 the second year EDLE students took part in a joint seminar of the Universities  Maastricht, Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris II and Rotterdam at the University of Maastricht. The title of the seminar "The Future of...
23.03.2011

Tri-national Doctorate Programme "EDLE" Receives DAAD Sponsorship

The tri-national doctorate programme "European Doctorate in Law and Economics" (EDLE) of the University of Hamburg receives the DAAD sponsorship for "International Doctoral Studies in Germany" (IPID). EDLE was chosen from more than 80 applications and is...
16.11.2010

Workshop "Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Value: A Law and Economics Perspective" in Bologna

We want to invite you to the workshop "Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Value: A Law and Economics Perspective" in Bologna on the 26th November 2010.For more information, please click here [PDF-file]. EDLE News-Archive
13.10.2010

EDLE welcomes 14 new participants for 2010/11

The EDLE welcomes 14 new participants starting in the new academic year 2010/11. All new participants receive a full stipend. Four grants are financed by the EDLE Partner Universities, Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam. Ten participants receive an Erasmus...
13.10.2010

EDLE launches book series "European Studies in Law and Economics" at Intersentia Publishers

EDLE launches book series"European Studies in Law and Economics" at Intersentia Publishers.Click on this link for more information. EDLE News-Archive
21.06.2010

First year EDLE programme graduates!

We are proud to announce that all PhD students of the first year of the EDLE programme successfully finished their PhD research. Please find hereunder an overview (in chronological order):Sonja Keske"Group Litigation in European Competition Law; A Law...
19.06.2010

Summer School 2010

The 2010 Summer School of the EDLE will take place from July 5th to July 16th 2010. Classes will be held by Prof. Jonathan Klick (University of Pennsylvania) and Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher (Georg-August University Göttingen). The Summer School offers a...
05.05.2010

16 new Doctoral Students

EDLE welcomes 16 new doctoral students. Their research period will start in October 2010.This year EDLE received a record number of 239 applications. The partner universities Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam finance 6 scholarships, another 10 scholarships...
15.03.2010

Selection results

Admissions 2010.239 applications were received.On Wednesday 17 March, applicants will be informed by e-mail about their position in the admission ranking. EDLE News-Archive
02.11.2009

Application Form 2010 Now Online

The Application Form for the European Doctorate in Law and Economics is now available online.  All interested students are invited to apply. Please note that the application deadline is 15 February 2010.Please follow the instruction as described...
24.07.2009

EDLE receives "Erasmus Mundus"-Status by the European Commission

The European Doctorate for Law and Economics (EDLE) has been selected for funding under the ?Erasmus Mundus? scheme of the European Commission.Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility funding programme of the European Union that aims to support...
31.03.2009

Summer School 2009

The Summer School of the EDLE will take place from June 2nd to June 19th 2009. This year, classes will be held by Prof. Robert Cooter (UC Berkeley), Prof. Henrik Lando (Copenhagen Business School) and Prof. Bruce Johnson (GMU Washington). The Summer...
11.11.2008

Honorary Doctorate for Guido Calabresi

On Friday November 7, the Erasmus University Rotterdam has conferred a doctorate honoris causa upon Guido Calabresi, Emeritus Professor and Former Dean of the Yale University Law School and Judge of the US Federal Court of Appeals for the Second...
08.08.2008

Midterm Meeting 2009

The annual Midterm Meeting of the Erasmus Mundus European Master in Law and Economics Programme will be held at the University of Hamburg on February 13-14, 2009. The Midterm Meeting will start with a One-day Conference on Law and Economics on February...

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