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Objective The Review of Law & Economics (RLE) is published in cooperation with the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) and De Gruyter. The Review publishes theoretical and empirical interdisciplinary research in law and economics-related subjects. The Journal explores the various understandings that economic approaches shed on legal institutions. It specializes in the application to legal issues of insights developed in economic disciplines.
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Professor Francesco Parisi (Univ. of Minnesota and Univ. of Bologna) has been awarded the 2018 EALE Award during the latest annual conference of the European Association of Law & Economics in Milan. The prize is awarded every two years for lifetime achievements and significant contributions to the field of Law and Economics, in particular to the development of this scientific movement in Europe. The winner is also given lifetime honorary membership in the Association. Professor Parisi will deliver the EALE Award Lecture at the next EALE conference (in Tel Aviv in september 2019). The lecture will then be published in the EALE official journal, the Review of Law and Economics. The prize is awarded by the Management Board of the Association following the advise of a committee composed by former EALE Award Winners and EALE Presidents.
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Editors Francesco Parisi, University of Minnesota and University of Bologna, USA and Italy Robert Cooter, University of California, Berkeley, USA Luigi Alberto Franzoni, University of Bologna, Italy Fernando Gómez, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain Lewis Kornhauser, New York University, USA Gideon Parchomovsky, University of Pennsylvania, USA Christoph Engel, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Editorial Board John Armour, University of Oxford, UK Benito Arrunada, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain Ian Ayres, Yale University, USA Lucian Bebchuck, Harvard University, USA Omri Ben-Shahar, University of Chicago, USA Iris Bohnet, Harvard University, USA Roger Bowles, University of York, UK Dhammika Dharmapala, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, USA Frank H. Easterbrook, University of Chicago, USA Robert C. Ellickson, Yale University, USA Winand Emons, University of Bern, Switzerland Michael Faure, University of Maastricht, Netherlands Paul Fenn, University of Nottingham, UK Bruno S. Frey, University of Zurich, Switzerland Jesse M. Fried, Harvard University, USA Andrew T. Guzman, University of California, Berkeley, USA Henry B. Hansmann, Yale University, USA Christine Jolls, Yale University, USA Louis Kaplow, Harvard University, USA Roland Kirstein, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany Henrik Lando, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark Antony Ogus, University of Manchester, UK A. Mitchell Polinsky, Stanford University, USA Eric A. Posner, University of Chicago, USA Richard A. Posner, University of Chicago, USA Giovanni Ramello, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy Daniel L. Rubinfeld, University of California, Berkeley, USA Chris William Sanchirico, University of Pennsylvania, USA Steven M. Shavell, Harvard University, USA Paul B. Stephan III, University of Virginia, USA Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard University, USA Thomas S. Ulen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Roger van den Bergh, University of Rotterdam, Netherlands
Editor-in-Chief Francesco Parisi, University of Minnesota and University of Bologna, USA and Italy
Editors: Robert Cooter, University of California, Berkeley, USA Ben Depoorter, University of California, Hastings and Ghent University, USA Gerrit De Geest, Washington University in St. Louis, USA Nuno Garoupa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Lewis Kornhauser, New York University, USA
Past and Current Editors
(listed alphabetically, since 2004) Robert Cooter (2004–), University of California, Berkeley, USA Dominique Demougin (2012–2015), European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany Ben Depoorter (2004–2011), University of California, Hastings and Ghent University, USA Gerrit De Geest (2004–2009), Washington University in St. Louis, USA Christoph Engel (2015- ), Max Planck Institute, Germany Luigi Alberto Franzoni, University of Bologna, Italy Nuno Garoupa (2004–2010), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Fernando Gómez (2011–), Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain Tonja Jacobi (2012–2014), Northwestern University, Evanston, USA Lewis Kornhauser (2004–), New York University, USA Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci (2010–2013), University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Gideon Parchomovsky (2014–), University of Pennsylvania, USA Francesco Parisi (2004–), University of Minnesota and University of Bologna, USA and Italy Thomas S. Ulen (2014–2016), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Stefan Voigt (2009–2012), University of Hamburg, Germany