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.

Members of CASTLE include:

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.