4th International Workshop on Economic Analysis of Litigation

Thursday 22 June 2017 - Friday 23 June 2017

4th International Workshop on
Economic Analysis of Litigation

June 22-23, 2017

EconomiX – CNRS & University Paris Nanterre
Conference Room – Max Weber Building

After Catania 2014, Torino 2015, and Montpellier 2016, the 4th International Workshop on Economic Analysis of Litigation will be hosted by EconomiX - CNRS & University Paris Nanterre, on next June 22-23 2017. Objectives of the workshop: the aim of this meeting is to bring together economists and lawyers to discuss the problems of justice, courts' functioning and the litigation process. This year, we would like to put particular emphasis on the role of constitutional justice and judicial independence and their interplay with society and economic activity. Topics – the organizing committee encourages submissions of both theoretical and empirical works, especially in the following topics: Constitutional Courts, Judicial Independence, Judicial Institutions and the Economy, Judicial Performance, Courts' Organization, Judicial Decision-Making, Litigation Process, Comparative Judicial Systems. A keynote address will be given by Stefan Voigt (Hamburg University). Papers with a clear focus on constitutional economics will be considered for publication on a special issue on Constitutional Political Economy. The papers not entering the topic above can still be directed to the European Journal of Law and Economics.

Scientific Committee

Andreea Cosnita, Katrin Deckert, Giuseppe Di Vita, Eric Langlais, Alessandro Melcarne, Giovanni B. Ramello, Saïd Souam.

Local Organizers

Andreea Cosnita, Eric Langlais, Alessandro Melcarne

For submission information contact: Alessandro Melcarne.

Attendance and Fee: € 150 per person (regular fee); € 100 per person (PhD students)

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline: April 15, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance: May 15, 2017
  • Registration deadline: June 1, 2017

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