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Center for Advanced Studies in Law and Economics (CASTLE)

The Center for Advanced Studies in Law and Economics (CASTLE) is an interdisciplinary institution at the Faculty of Law and Economics at the University of Bonn. Researchers from the Department for Law and the Department for Economics as well as from the Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods belong to this institution.

 

CASTLE commences research as well as teaching activities. These activities comprise:

  • The LawEcon Workshop where mostly external researchers present their research findings and put them up for discussion
  • An internal colloquium on law and economics where members of CASTLE discuss interdisciplinary projects and topics
  • Conferences on topics from the field of law and economics
  • Interdisciplinary symposia on the relevance of economic approaches for the field of law
  • Expert Reports on the Economics Effects of Legislative Projects.

Members of CASTLE include:

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Florian BaumannZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung Mannheim, University of Bonn
Prof. Dr. iur. Moritz Brinkmann, LL.M.University of Bonn
Prof. Dr. iur. Christoph EngelMax-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Bonn
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Hendrik HakenesUniversity of Bonn
Prof. Martin Hellwig, Ph.D.Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Bonn
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Svenja HippelUniversity of Bonn 
Prof. Dr. iur. Jens KochUniversity of Bonn
Prof. Dr. iur. Louisa Specht-RiemenschneiderUniversity of Bonn 
Prof. Dr. iur. Matthias WellerUniversity of Bonn
Prof. Dr. iur. Daniel Zimmer, LL.M.University of Bonn

Aktuelles

On Thursday, 23. June 2022 at 12:15 pm, Michael Adams from the University of Hamburg will be giving a presentation on the topic "Freigabe von Cannabisprodukten". Find out more here.

 

In a newly published article in the economic magazine brand eins titled „Sie Verhinderer!“ „Sie Ignorant!“ the author questions the counteraction of the legal and economic fields. Find out more here

Since October 1st 2021 Prof. Dr. Svenja Hippel has taken over the professorship in Law and Economics. More information can be found here.