EALE 2014 – Call for Papers



The 31th Annual Conference of the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) will be held on September 18-20, 2014 in Aix-en-Provence, France at the Aix-Marseille University in the Main Building of the Law School.

Those interested in presenting a paper are invited to submit a proposal (at least in its draft form), together with a short abstract to our website (www.eale.org The 2014 section of the website will be available soon).

Priority in selection will be given to completed papers. Papers may be on any topic in or related to Law and Economics including:

Property rights, property law and growth – Antitrust and Regulation – Bankruptcy, Commercial Corporate Law and Corporate Governance – Behavioural Law and Economics – Austrian Law and Economics — Comparative Law and Economics – Contract Theory and Contract Law – Crime, Deterrence and Criminal Law – Environmental Law and Economics – Experimental Law and Economics – Family Law, Gender, and Discrimination – Health Law – Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy – International Law, International Trade, and Immigration – Labour and Employment Law – Law and Development – Litigation, Dispute Resolution and the Legal Process – Market and Non-market Regulation – Mergers and Acquisitions – Political economy and public choice – Public and Administrative Law – Finance, Securities and Capital Market Regulation – Taxation and Social Welfare – Theory of the Firm (Includes Non-Profits and Government Orgs.) – Tort Law and Compensation Systems – Methodology of Law and Economics

Emphasis on analysis of the Evolution of Law in relation to globalization and new technology is particularly welcome. This will be the theme of the keynote lectures (to be announced later).

Authors who fulfill the eligibility requirements (doctors no more than 2 years from the completion of their academic education) are also invited to enter the competition to win the Goran Skogh Award for the most promising paper presented at the EALE Conference. The winner will receive €1000.

Poster sessions will also be organized during the conference.

Information on the poster sessions and the conference in general will be posted on the website of the Association starting January 10th: http://www.eale.org

Important dates:

Paper submission deadline: March 29, 2014

• Communication of Acceptance: May 30, 2014

• Final papers due by: July 23, 2014

• Registration by: August 3, 2014

EALE Board Members

Bruno Deffains – President – (University of Paris II), Matteo Rizzolli – Secretary – (Free University of Bozen), Per-Olof Bjuggren (Jönköping International Business School), Katarzyna Metelska-Szaniawska (University of Warsaw), Avishalom Tor (Notre Dame Law School), Dominique Demougin (University of Liverpool)

Local Coordinator: Pierre Garello (Aix-Marseille University)

Local Organization Committee:
Elisabeth Krecké (Aix-Marseille University), Pierre Bentata (University of Paris II), Nathalie Rubio (Aix-Marseille University), Youcef Maouchi (Aix-Marseille University), Daisy Bertrand – Conference Secretary – (Aix-Marseille University)