ECONtribute Law and Econ Workshop

The ECONtribute LawEcon Workshop is jointly organized by the Graduate School of Economics, the Law Faculty and the Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods. It is an interdisciplinary workshop that brings together social scientists and legal scholars, whose research focuses on Law & Economics. The workshop meets on Tuesdays 18:00 at Juridicum, Room 0.017, Adenauerallee 24-42.

Financial support by the Excellence Cluster ECONtribute is gratefully acknowledged.

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Due to the ongoing pandemic, the ECONTribute LawEconWorkshop will have to continue making use of online conferences for some of the presentations scheduled for the summer term 2021 (using Zoom). Announcements will follow subsequently. Please note that you have to subsrcibe to the LawEcon mailing list (see above) in order to be sent the invitation to the online presentation.


Summer Term 2021

Date     Presenter     Title


Julian Nyarko
(Stanford Law School)

A Statistical Test for Legal Interpretation: Theory and Applications (joint with Sarath Sanga)


David Murphy
(Bank of England & LSE Law)

Some Perspectives on and Problematics of Regulatory Impact Analysis


Talia Gillis
(Columbia Law School)

The Input Fallacy (False Dreams of Algorithmic Fairness: The Case of Credit Pricing)



Kate Waldock
(Columbia Millstein Center)

Unearthing Zombies (with Nirupama Kulkarni, S. K. Ritadhi, and Siddharth Vij)


Zachary Liscow
(Yale Law School)

The Psychology of Taxing Capital Income: Evidence from a Survey Experiment on the Realization Rule


postponed to next termFlorenica Marotta-Wurgler
(NYU Law School)



Tom Zimmermann
(Univ. of Cologne)

Limits of Disclosure Regulation in the Municipal Bond Market (with Ivan T. Ivanov & Nathan W. Heinrich)