Graduated Students

    Goran Dominioni

    Thesis title:

    Accuracy, Gender and Race in Tort Trials:
    A (Behavioral) Law and Economics Perspective

    Defence date:

    09 March 2018

        Shaheen Naseer

        Thesis title:

        The Policy Choices of Bureaucrats:
        An institutional analysis

        Defence date:

        26 January 2018

            Ahmed Arif

            Thesis title:

            Deciphering Securitisation and Covered Bonds: Economic analysis and regulations

            Defence date:

            11 December 2017

                Enmanuel Cedeño Brea

                Thesis title:

                The Legal Structure of Commercial Banks and Financial Regulation – Does organizational form matter for the design of bank regulation?

                Defence date:

                02 March 2017

                    Etleva Gjonca

                    Thesis title:

                    European Competition Policy in Financial Services: Rules & empirical insights

                    Defence date:

                    30 September 2017

                        Giulia Barbanente

                        Thesis title:

                        The Relation between Large-Scale Land Acquisitions and Rural Households: Evidence from Ethiopia and Tanzania

                        Defence date:

                        11 December 2017

                            Maximilian Kerk

                            Thesis title:

                            Cooperation and Conflict: A Law and Economics Analysis of Meta-Organizations

                            Defence date:

                            31 March 2017

                                Min Lin

                                Thesis title:

                                Law and Economics of Security Interests in Intellectual Property

                                Defence date:

                                30 March 2017

                                    Miriam Buiten

                                    Thesis title:

                                    Harmonisation and the EU Internal Market: A Law and Economics approach

                                    Defence date:

                                    08 June 2017

                                        Stephan Michel

                                        Thesis title:

                                        The Process of Constitution-making: A Law and Economics analysis

                                        Defence date:

                                        19 January 2017

                                            Rahul Suresh Sapkal

                                            Thesis title:

                                            How Law and Law Enforcement Affect Labour Markets in Developing Countries: An empirical study on India

                                            Defence date:

                                            13 October 2016

                                            Repub link:

                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/93535/

                                            Current position:

                                            Assistant Professor (Economics), Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai (India) (www.nlumumbai.edu.in)

                                            Short bio:

                                            Dr. Rahul Suresh Sapkal holds PhD degree in Law and Economics with European Doctorate Program in Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg (Germany), Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and the University of Bologna (Italy). Presently, Dr. Sapkal teaches Economics and Law and Economics at Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai. His PhD work entitled, “How Law And Law Enforcement Affect Labour Markets In Developing Countries? An Empirical Study On India” consists of three essays which investigates the economic effects of labour market and non labour market institutions on labour market outcome in India. His dissertation attempts to contribute to the discipline of labour law and economics through conducting empirical analysis of labour law in India. The study sheds light on the functioning of law and lawlessness, which might be of general interest for understanding labour markets in developing countries. Dr. Sapkal’s academic training has enabled him to hone both empirical and theoretical skills to pursue research goals in the field of Labour Economics, Development Economics, Microeconometrics, and Law and Economics.

                                            Prior to joining the PhD program, Dr. Sapkal has earned his Master’s degree in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Economics from the University of Mumbai. Dr. Sapkal has worked as a research associate with the OECD, International Labour Organization, New Delhi, and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai on a project title “Women’s Work, Maternity and Public Policy in South Asia” sponsored by Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2009-10. Dr. Sapkal has more than five years of applied empirical research work experience with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes and International Labour Organization.

                                            Dr. Sapkal’s research interest involves the application of economic tools to legal analysis, law and development, economic analysis of law and regulation, development economics and applied microeconometrics. His scholarship is grounded in theories and methods of Law and Economics, Labour Economics Microeconomics and Microeconometrics, with special focus on using the quasi-experimental research design. In his academic career, Dr. Sapkal aims to conduct an interdisciplinary, policy oriented and scientific research in the discipline of comparative law and economics with special focus on developing countries. His research work emphasis on the design of efficient legal rules, evidence based analysis of public policy, enforcements strategies and optimal level of regulation. Dr. Sapkal has a research affiliate with Indian Council of Research in International Economic Relation, New Delhi (India).

                                            Link to personal website:

                                            https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=2246211

                                            https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rahul_Sapkal

                                            https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=n6h7dQEAAAAJ&hl=en

                                                Shilpi Bhattacharya

                                                Thesis title:

                                                Competition Law and the Bounded Rationality of Firms

                                                Defence date:

                                                16 June 2016

                                                Repub link:

                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/93069/

                                                Current position:

                                                Assistant Professor of Law at O.P. Jindal Global University in India

                                                Short bio:

                                                Shilpi completed her PhD in June 2016 and is currently an Assistant Professor at O.P. Jindal Global University in India. She obtained her degree in law in 2005 from the National University of Juridical Sciences in Kolkata, India. Subsequently, she received an LL.M. degree from the University of Virginia, USA in 2007 and was also admitted to the New York State Bar. Prior to her Ph.D. Shilpi has worked as a securities lawyer for Linklaters LLP in Singapore and as a tax lawyer at Economic Laws Practice in India

                                                Link to personal website:

                                                https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1603461

                                                    Yugank Goyal

                                                    Thesis title:

                                                    Institutions of Informal Markets: Select Experience from India

                                                    Defence date:

                                                    16 June 2016

                                                    Repub link:

                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/93023/

                                                        Alice Guerra

                                                        Thesis title:

                                                        Essays on The Economic Analysis of Tort Law

                                                        Defence date:

                                                        18 December 2015

                                                        Repub link:

                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/79270/

                                                        Current position:

                                                        Postdoctoral research at Copenhagen Business School

                                                        Short bio:

                                                        Alice Guerra has earned a PhD in Law and Economics in December 2015 from the Universities of Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam. She has been research fellow at the University of Bologna and she is currently research fellow at Copenhagen Business School, where she is working on a cross-cultural experimental analysis on tax compliance. Alice’s research interests span the fields of Experimental and Behavioural Law and Economics, the Economic Analysis of Law, Empirical Legal Studies, Public Choice and Political Economy.

                                                        Link to personal website:

                                                        Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/aliceguerrahome/home

                                                        Institutional webpage: http://www.cbs.dk/staff/agudbp

                                                        Full-text papers: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=2051106

                                                            Ana Jakovljević

                                                            Thesis title:

                                                            Fighting corruption with pyramids: A Law and Economics approach to combating corruption in post-socialist countries

                                                            Defence date:

                                                            19 March 2015

                                                            Repub link:

                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77860

                                                            Current position:

                                                            Director of the Centre for Quality Assurance, University of Belgrade, Belgrade

                                                            Short bio:

                                                            Ana was a student in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics program from October 2011 until March 2015. She obtained her LL.B. in 2005 from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, and the LL.M. degree in 2008 from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, USA. Before pursuing her Ph.D. studies, from 2005 to 2008, she worked as an advisor in the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Serbia. In 2006 she was seconded by the Ministry to the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, Brussels as a trainee. From 2009 to 2010 Ana was a university teaching assistant at the State University of Novi Pazar, Serbia. Finally, from 2010 to 2011 she was the director of the Centre for Quality Assurance at the University of Belgrade, Serbia and after the finalisation of the EDLE programme she returned to this position

                                                                Arun K. Kaushik

                                                                Thesis title:

                                                                A Law and Economics Analysis of Trade Secrets: Optimal Scope of Law, Misappropriation and Alternative Damages Regimes

                                                                Defence date:

                                                                19 March 2015

                                                                Repub link:

                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77861/

                                                                Current position:

                                                                Assistant Professor at Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities

                                                                Short bio:

                                                                Arun was a student in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics program from October 2011 until March 2015. He obtained his B.A degree in Business Economics from University of Delhi in 2007. He completed his M.A degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi in 2009. He has an M.Phil degree in Development Economics from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai in 2011. His research areas include intellectual property, political economy and applied micro economics. Currently he teaches at Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities, O.P Jindal Global University, Haryana, India

                                                                Link to personal website:

                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77861/

                                                                http://www.jgu.edu.in/JSLH/faculty/dr-arun-kumar-kaushik

                                                                    Diogo GC de Britto

                                                                    Thesis title:

                                                                    Essays on Unemployment Insurance

                                                                    Defence date:

                                                                    08 December 2015

                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/79264/

                                                                    Current position:

                                                                    Post-Doc Research Fellow – Catholic University of Milan

                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                    https://sites.google.com/site/diogobrittoecon/

                                                                    Link to personal website:

                                                                    https://sites.google.com/site/diogobrittoecon/

                                                                        Elena Fagotto

                                                                        Thesis title:

                                                                        Industry Food Safety Standards: Public and Private Interest in Food Safety

                                                                        Defence date:

                                                                        19 March 2015

                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77859/

                                                                        Current position:

                                                                        Director of Research, Transparency Policy Project, Harvard Kennedy School

                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                        Elena Fagotto is an expert in law and economics, regulatory policy and food policy.

                                                                        Link to personal website:

                                                                        http://ash.harvard.edu/people/elena-fagotto

                                                                            Elena Reznichenko

                                                                            Thesis title:

                                                                            Cost-Effective Criminal Enforcement: A law and economics approach

                                                                            Defence date:

                                                                            04 June 2015

                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/78227/

                                                                            Current position:

                                                                            Postdoc researcher and lecturer, and EDLE academic coordinator at the Rotterdam Institite of Law and Economics, Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                            In 2015, Elena Reznichenko completed her PhD (summa cum laude) in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics programme. Elena also holds two bachelor’s degrees in law and psychology from Haifa University, and two master’s degrees in law: one is from Haifa University, and the other is a European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE, cum laude) from Hamburg University, University of Gent, and Vienna University. She is also the winner of the Erasmus Mundus scholarship. During her studies in Israel, Elena worked as a research assistant and then a teaching assistant at Haifa University Law School. Before starting the EMLE, Elena also worked as a criminal prosecutor at the District Attorney’s Office in Israel.

                                                                            Link to personal website:

                                                                            http://kantorowicz-reznichenko.weebly.com

                                                                            https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1760564

                                                                            https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Elena_Kantorowicz-Reznichenko

                                                                                Faiz Ur Rehman

                                                                                Thesis title:

                                                                                Essays on the Law & Economics of Terrorism in Pakistan

                                                                                Defence date:

                                                                                14 December 2015

                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/79268/

                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                Faiz Ur Rehman is currently appointed as Assistant Professor at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. In 2012 he was awarded an Eramus Mundus scholarship for the EDLE and defended his thesis on 14 December 2015. His research interests are Development Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economics of Crime and Punishment. He obtained a Master of Philosophy in 2010 and a Master of Economics in 2008.

                                                                                Link to personal website:

                                                                                https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=wpZKXggAAAAJ&hl=en

                                                                                https://www.qau.edu.pk/profile.php?id=809023

                                                                                    Hong Wei

                                                                                    Thesis title:

                                                                                    State Behavior in the WTO litigation: The Case of China

                                                                                    Defence date:

                                                                                    07 December 2015

                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/79269

                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                    Tax associate at the M&A department of PWC in New York

                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                    Hong obtained a Bachelor of International Law from China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, China, followed by a Master of Laws in International Economic and Business Law from Groningen University, the Netherlands.

                                                                                    She did an internship with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague and United and worked among others as a legal assistant for a Dutch law firm.

                                                                                    Hong Wei is currently pursuing an LL.M. in taxation at Boston University.

                                                                                        Ignacio Nicolás Cofone

                                                                                        Thesis title:

                                                                                        Privacy Tradeoffs in Information Technology Law

                                                                                        Defence date:

                                                                                        18 December 2015

                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/79273/

                                                                                            Jaroslaw Kantorowicz

                                                                                            Thesis title:

                                                                                            Fiscal Constitutions: An empirical approach

                                                                                            Defence date:

                                                                                            04 June 2015

                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/78226

                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                            Assistant professor at Leiden University (Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs)

                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                            Jarosław completed his PhD (summa cum laude) in June 2015. He is currently employed as an assistant professor at Leiden University (Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs). Prior to EDLE, he obtained a master degree in economics from the Warsaw School of Economics (2010) and a master degree in Law & Economics jointly from the University of Hamburg and the Warsaw School of Economics (with distinction, 2011). In pursuing his degree in economics he also paid a study visit to the University of Manchester (2009-2010). In parallel to his master studies, he was working as a research assistant at a leading Polish think-tank Forum Obywatelskiego Rozwoju (2007-2010). Jaroslaw’s resaerch interests focus on institutional economics, fiscal policy, international organizations and empirical legal studies. He has authored numerous press articles, policy briefs, reports on the state of Polish institutions.

                                                                                            Link to personal website:

                                                                                            https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1599102

                                                                                            https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jarostaw_Kantorowicz

                                                                                            https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/jaroslaw-kantorowicz

                                                                                                Sergio Mittlaender

                                                                                                Thesis title:

                                                                                                Equity, Efficiency, and Ethics in Remedies for Breach of Contract

                                                                                                Defence date:

                                                                                                14 December 2015

                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/79266

                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy (Munich, Germany)

                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                Sergio completed his PhD (magna cum laude) in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics in 2015. He holds a Bachelor in Law from the University of São Paulo and a Bachelor in Economics from the Pontifical University of São Paulo, as well as a Master in Law and a Master in Economics, both from the University of Munich. His paper “Retaliation, Remedies, and Contracts” won the Göran Skogh award for the best paper by a young scholar from the European Association of Law and Economics in 2015. He is currently a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy in Munich.

                                                                                                Link to personal website:

                                                                                                http://www.mpisoc.mpg.de/employees/47689/101321

                                                                                                https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=493745

                                                                                                    Timothy H. Sun

                                                                                                    Thesis title:

                                                                                                    Trust, Law and Social Norms: Experimental evidences on institutional design

                                                                                                    Defence date:

                                                                                                    14 December 2015

                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/79271

                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                    Visiting researcher in the Department of Economics, University of Bologna

                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                    Huojun was a student in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics program from October 2011 until December 2015. He obtained his B.A degree in Management from Jinan University (Guangzhou, China) in 2006. He completed his M.A degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (Shanghai, China) in 2008. He was a visiting scholar in Tilburg University in 2010. His research areas include behavioral law and economics, and experimental economics.

                                                                                                    Link to personal website:

                                                                                                    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Huojun_Sun

                                                                                                        Alexandre Biard

                                                                                                        Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                        Judges and Mass Litigation – a (Behavioural) Law & Economics Perspective

                                                                                                        Defence Date:

                                                                                                        15 December 2014

                                                                                                        Repub link:
                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77279/

                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                        Affiliated Researcher at the Rotterdam Institute of Law & Economics

                                                                                                        Fellow at The Good Lobby

                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                        Alexandre completed his PhD in December 2014. Prior to enrolling to the European Doctorate in Law & Economics programme, he obtained a Master in Economic Law from Sciences Po Paris and a Master degree in Public Economic Law (cum laude) from the University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne. He also studied Law and International Relations through two academic exchanges in the United States (Boston University) and in Brazil (Universidade de São Paulo). Following his PhD, he worked at the Directorate for Health and Consumer (DG SANCO) of the European Commission and as an associate lawyer in the EU regulatory department of the law firm Covington & Burling in Brussels. His research interests focus on regulatory law, enforcement, collective redress, and judicial decision-making, behavioural economics applied to policy-making and evaluation of public policies.

                                                                                                        Link to personal website:
                                                                                                        https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Results.cfm?RequestTimeout=50000000

                                                                                                        https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alexandre_Biard3

                                                                                                            Claire Leger

                                                                                                            Thesis title:

                                                                                                            Sanctions and Public Enforcement of Insider Trading Laws in Europe

                                                                                                            Defence date:

                                                                                                            30 June 2014

                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51565/

                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                            Claire is currently an Anti-Corruption Analyst at the Anti -corruption Division of the OECD, in Paris.

                                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                                            Dr. Claire Leger completed a double degree course in Law and Economics (cum laude ) from the Paris 1 Sorbonne University in 2010. She mainly focused on “Public Decisions, Institutions and Organizations”. She was an Erasmus Mundus Scholar in the framework of the European Doctorate in Law and Economics. Her doctoral thesis “Sanctions and Public Enforcement of Insider Trading Laws in Europe”, supervised by Prof. Michael Faure, follows a law and economics approach in identifying how the insider trading prohibition should be enforced in Europe. Her research interest is in the field of Law and Economics, economic regulation, economic criminal law, and enforcement of laws in an international framework with special emphasis on public policies evaluation. She qualified as a lawyer in Paris, France in 2016.

                                                                                                                Dusko Krsmanovic

                                                                                                                Thesis title:

                                                                                                                A Law and Economics Analysis of Lobbying Regulation – towards an optimal structure through the Cost Indicator Index

                                                                                                                Defence date:

                                                                                                                01 July 2014

                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51601/

                                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                                Senior Advisor for Economics and Trade at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Serbia and Montenegro

                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                Duško is a Senior Economic Advisor at the Netherlands Embassy in Serbia since 2013. After graduating in International law at the University of Belgrade, he spent one semester at Georgetown University (US), where he specialized in Public policy and did an intership in lobbying. In 2009 he joined the EMLE programme (Bologna and Hamburg) and one year later the EDLE programme. He holds an LL.M. and a Master of Law and Economics. He defended his thesis in 2014.

                                                                                                                    Hadar Yoana Jabotinsky

                                                                                                                    Thesis title:

                                                                                                                    The Structure of Financial Supervison: Consolidation or Fragmentation for Financial Regulators

                                                                                                                    Defence date:

                                                                                                                    16 December 2014

                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77287

                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                    Postdoctoral Reasercher at the Center for Empirical Legal Studies of Decission Making and the Law (the i-Core) at the Hebrew University Law School in Jerusalem Israel.

                                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                                    Hadar holds an LL.B (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University Law School, an LL.M from the European Master program in Law and Economics and a second LL.M from Tel Aviv University Law School. Her Master thesis is titled “Should Competition Authorities Intervene in Regulated Markets? An Analysis of the Banking Sector” and was supervised by Professor De Nicolo from Bologna University and advised by Professor David Gilo from Tel Aviv University and by Dr. Adv. David Tadmor. Hadar has completed her PhD under the supervision of Professor Alessandro Pomelli and Professor Marco Lamandini from Bologna University, Professor Klaus Heine from Rotterdam University and Professor Sharon Hannes from Tel Aviv University.

                                                                                                                        Hossein Nabilou

                                                                                                                        Thesis title:

                                                                                                                        The Law & Economics of Hedge Fund Regulation: A Comparison between the U.S. and the EU

                                                                                                                        Defence date:

                                                                                                                        24 June 2014

                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51545/

                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                        Hossein is currently a postdoctoral researcher in Banking and Financial Law at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg.

                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                        Hossein Nabilou has earned his PhD in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (Universities of Rotterdam, Hamburg & Bologna). He holds an LL.M. with the focus on Law, Business, and Public Policy from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an LL.M. in Public Law, and an LL.B. both from the Shahid Beheshti University School of Law (formerly the National University of Iran).

                                                                                                                        Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                        https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=532719

                                                                                                                        https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hossein_Nabilou

                                                                                                                            Jingyuan Ma (Mary)

                                                                                                                            Thesis title:

                                                                                                                            Comparative Analysis of Merger Control Policy – Lessons for China

                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                            Defence date:

                                                                                                                            01 July 2014

                                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51602/

                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                            Lecturer, Central University of Finance and Economics, China

                                                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                                                            Dr. Jingyuan Ma is Lecturer in Law at Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, China. Jingyuan holds an LLM in Law and Economics from the University of Hamburg and the University of Ghent (2010), and a BA in Economics from Beijing Foreign Studies University (2009). She obtained her PhD from the University of Hamburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Bologna, taking part in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics programme (EDLE). Her teaching and research interests include comparative law, economic analysis of competition law, and law and society. She has authored a monograph and several articles on comparative perspectives of competition policy in the US, the EU and China.

                                                                                                                            Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                            https://ssrn.com/author=1910610

                                                                                                                                Kateryna Grabovets

                                                                                                                                Thesis title:

                                                                                                                                Organizational Design and Tort Law: A Synthesis of Organizational Studies and the Economic Analysis of Tort Law

                                                                                                                                Defence date:

                                                                                                                                01 July 2014

                                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51598/

                                                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                                                Lecturer at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

                                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                                Kateryna has obtained her PhD degree at Erasmus University Rotterdam at the programme “European Doctorate in Law & Economics” (EDLE). She holds a Master degree in Law and Economics (EMLE) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Bologna, as well as a Master degree in Finance from the National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk. She has professional experience of working as economist in the Financial department of the bank ‘PrivatBank’, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.

                                                                                                                                    Katherine Helen Mary Hunt

                                                                                                                                    Thesis title:

                                                                                                                                    Determining the effect of regulation on microfinance institutions financial self-sustainability

                                                                                                                                    Defence date:

                                                                                                                                    16 December 2014

                                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77286/

                                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                                    Lecturer at Griffith University, Australia

                                                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                                                    Katherine has varied education and professional experience which has resulted in her being able to implement strategic vision on a number of projects. Katherine has graduated from degrees in Psychology, Commerce, Finance, and completed the fantastic European Doctorate in Law and Economics. Katherine has undertaken fieldwork research in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Italy. She is fluent in English and Italian. Katherine has worked as a financial adviser for businesses and individuals for five years and currently applies that knowledge in her role as Lecturer at Griffith University, Australia. Katherine continues to research important topics such as global financial inclusion and the lessons majority developing countries can teach minority developed countries

                                                                                                                                        Marco Fabbri

                                                                                                                                        Thesis title:

                                                                                                                                        Social Welfare and Behavioral Public Policies

                                                                                                                                        Defence date:

                                                                                                                                        16 December 2014

                                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77281/

                                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                                        Post-doc Researcher at Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

                                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                                        Marco’s research interests focus on behavioral and experimental law and economics and microeconometrics. In his works he uses experiments – either field, natural or laboratory ones – in order to empirically investigate a wide range of policy issues. Marco obtained his EDLE PhD cum Laude successfully defending the dissertation “Social Welfare and Behavioral Public Policies” on December 2014, advisors Prof. Francesco Parisi (Minnesota University and University of Bologna) and Prof. Louis Visscher (Erasmus University Rotterdam). Before his PhD, Marco obtained the M.Sc. in Economics “LMEC” at University of Bologna ( cum Laude, 2011), a B. Sc. in Law and Economics at University of Bologna (cum Laude, 2009) and a degree in philosophy at University of Trento (cum Laude, 2006). He has been visiting student at Nova University Lisbon (2008), at University of California Santa Cruz (200910) and visiting researcher at University of California Berkeley (2014). Since November 2014 Marco has joined the research group “Behavioral Approach to Contract and Tort Law” at Erasmus University Rotterdam as post-doctoral researcher.

                                                                                                                                        Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                        https://sites.google.com/site/alfamarcofabbri/research

                                                                                                                                            Paola Bertoli

                                                                                                                                            Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                            Medical Malpractice in Public Healthcare Systems: An Empirical Investigation of Scheduled Damages

                                                                                                                                            Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                            30 June 2014

                                                                                                                                            Repub link:
                                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51564/

                                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                                            Assistant Professor in Law and Economics at the University of Economics in Prague

                                                                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                                                                            Paola was a student in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics programme from October 2010 until June 2014. After being a research associate at the University of Verona, she is currently in the position of an assistant professor of Law and Economics at the University of Economics in Prague. She holds a BSc. in International Business Studies (2005) and a M.A. in International Economics (2007) and also obtained a M.A in European Economic Studies with specialization in European Law and Economic Analysis from the College of Europe in 2009. During her studies, Paola worked for the Chief Economist Unit of both the Italian Antitrust Authority and the European Commission, DG Competition, and gained experience as an economic consultant in the field of new media. Her research interests mainly focus on Law and Economics, Health Economics, Competition and Regulation.

                                                                                                                                                Penio Penev Gospodinov

                                                                                                                                                Thesis title:

                                                                                                                                                The Application of European Competition Law in Arbitration Proceedings

                                                                                                                                                Defence date:

                                                                                                                                                15 December 2014

                                                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/77282/

                                                                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                                                                Associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

                                                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                Penio was an Erasmus Mundus scholar in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics programme from October 2011 until December 2014. In 2013 he was a visiting lecturer at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Russia. Penio is also a fully qualified lawyer with a MSc. (2010) and a BSc. cum laude (2008) in Law from the Bocconi University (Milan). Before pursuing his PhD studies he worked at Linklaters LLP (Milan) was an intern at the European Commission DG for Competition (Brussels) and at Greatway Advisory Ltd. (Shanghai)

                                                                                                                                                    Philip Hanke

                                                                                                                                                    Thesis title:

                                                                                                                                                    Regulating State Aid: Inter-jurisdictional competition, public choice, and corporate governance

                                                                                                                                                    Defence date:

                                                                                                                                                    24 June 2014

                                                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51544/

                                                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                                                    Postdoctoral research at the University of Berne, Switzerland, within the research program “On The Move” (www.nccr-onthemove.ch).

                                                                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                    Philip was a student in the EDLE programme from 2010 to 2014. He holds two Master degrees from the University of Vienna in Economics and Political Science (with exchange semesters at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and the University of Western Australia). After that, he completed the European Master Programme in Law and Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the University of Bologna, and the University of Haifa. He gained experience by working at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), and on a large variety of policy consulting projects in different contexts. Furthermore he interned with the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna. His fields of research, among others, are migration, inter-jurisdictional competition, state aid, and corporate governance.

                                                                                                                                                    Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                    www.philiphanke.com

                                                                                                                                                    linkedin.com/in/philiphanke

                                                                                                                                                        Vijit S. Chahar

                                                                                                                                                        Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                        The Influence of Direct Democracy on Agency Costs: Lessons from Corporate Governance

                                                                                                                                                        Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                        10 October 2014

                                                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/76951/

                                                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                                                        Senior Research Specialist, United Nations Development Programme & Consultant, Independent Evaluation Office, Government of India

                                                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                        Vijit S. Chahar is a Senior Research Specialist at the United Nations Development Programme and has served as a Consultant to the Independent Evaluation Office, Government of India. His findings have been debated in Parliament and have informed key decisions by the Prime Minister of India. He has previously served as Legal Officer at the Securities and Exchange Board of India. He holds a Master of Laws degree and the Wharton Business and Law Certificate from the University of Pennsylvania and the B.A., LLB (Hons.) degrees from the National Law School of India University. He is admitted to the bar in the states of Delhi and New York.

                                                                                                                                                            Alejandra Martinez Gandara

                                                                                                                                                            Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                            The Law and Economics of Eco-Labels

                                                                                                                                                            Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                            25 April 2013

                                                                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/39832

                                                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                                                            Adviser to the commissioner at Mexican Competition Authority teacher of alternative dispute resolutions at Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City

                                                                                                                                                             Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                            Alejandra holds an LL.M. in Law & Economics from the Utrecht University (UU), Utrecht, Netherlands and an LL.M. in International Business Law from the University of Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico , as well as an LL.B. from the University of Marista, Mexico City, Mexico, from which she graduated with Honours.

                                                                                                                                                                Claudio Tagliapietra

                                                                                                                                                                Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                A threshold hypothesis of institutional change – collective action in the Italian Alps during the 13th – 19th centuries

                                                                                                                                                                Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                02 December 2013

                                                                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/50147

                                                                                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                Since 2011 Claudio works with a team of economists and computer scientists to develop software solutions for the efficient scheduling of court hearings addressed to Italian judges and the Italian Ministry of Justice.

                                                                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                Claudio was a graduate student within the EDLE program from October 2009 until December 2013. During his doctoral studies he studied the governance of common pool resources, and specialized in New Institutional Economics, Economic History and Applied Econometrics. In 2012 he was visiting scholar at Harvard Law School and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California Santa Barbara.He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Law from Bocconi University (2003-2008), and a European Master in Law and Economics from the University of Manchester and the University of Bologna (2008-2009).

                                                                                                                                                                    Deniz Akün Ergun

                                                                                                                                                                    Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                    Banking Regulation in Turkey and Russia: An Economic Analysis

                                                                                                                                                                    Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                    24 June 2013

                                                                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/40397/

                                                                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                    Financial Economist at Garanti Bank BBVA Research

                                                                                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                    Deniz was a student in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics program from October 2009 until June 2013. Her PhD thesis covers a comparative empirical and regulatory analysis of Turkish and Russian banks between 1999 and 2010 in their respective post-crisis period under the title “Banking Regulation in Turkey and Russia: An Economic Analysis”.

                                                                                                                                                                        Malgorzata Sadowska

                                                                                                                                                                        Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                        Committed to reform? Pragmatic antitrust enforcement in electricity markets

                                                                                                                                                                         Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                        24 June 2013

                                                                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/40398/

                                                                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Regulatory Analyst, Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) (Current work email: gsadowska@cer.ie)

                                                                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                        Małgorzata Sadowska is a Senior Regulatory Analyst at the Commission for Energy Regulation in Ireland, Electricity Networks team. Her main focus is connection and grid access policy, price regulation and electricity tariffs, and implementation of EU network codes in Ireland.

                                                                                                                                                                        Prior to joining the CER, she was a Research Fellow at the European University Institute, where she worked on the law and economics of energy regulation and competition policy, and coordinated the activities of the Energy Law & Policy Area at the Florence School of Regulation, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Before that, Malgorzata was a Researcher at the Tilburg Law and Economics Centre within a project involving capacity remuneration mechanisms. During her studies she also completed a stage at the European Commission’s DG Competition (Energy Mergers Unit), and worked in leading law firms in Brussels and Cologne.

                                                                                                                                                                        She is the author and editor of well-received books and articles on EU energy regulation and competition enforcement, and Member of the Energy Law Ireland Committee and the International Scientific Committee for the International Conferences on the European Energy Markets.

                                                                                                                                                                        Małgorzata holds a PhD in Law and Economics (EDLE, 2013) and Master degrees in Law (University of Gdańsk, 2006) and European Studies (University of Hamburg, 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                        Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                        https://www.linkedin.com/in/ma%C5%82gorzata-sadowska-3793b632?trk=hp-identity-name

                                                                                                                                                                        https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Malgorzata_Sadowska

                                                                                                                                                                            Meltem Bayramli

                                                                                                                                                                            Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                            Patent Strategies and R&D in Complex Product Industries

                                                                                                                                                                            Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                            31 January 2013

                                                                                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/51284/

                                                                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                            Associate, Economic Consultant at RBB Economics, The Hague

                                                                                                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                            Meltem was a student in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics program from October 2008 until January 2013. She obtained her BSc. in Management from Bilkent University, Ankara in 2004. She was awarded with the Jean Monnet Scholarship from the Representation of the European Commission in Turkey in the field of State Aid and Competition Policy and completed her MSc. at Erasmus School of Economics with specialization in economics of markets, organization and policy in 2005. The title of her master’s thesis is “Vertical Integration and Incentives for Cost-reducing R&D”. Following her graduation, she worked as an assistant specialist in the banking sector before pursuing her PhD studies.

                                                                                                                                                                                Vaia Karapanou

                                                                                                                                                                                Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                Towards a Better Assessment of Pain and Suffering Damages for Personal Injuries. A Proposal Based on Quality Adjusted Life Years

                                                                                                                                                                                Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                31 January 2013

                                                                                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/38642/

                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                Vaia holds a Bachelor of Laws from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2001-2006) and a European Master in Law and Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Hamburg (2006-2007). During her bachelor studies she served as co-editor in the legal journal ‘Efarmoges Dimosiou Dikaiou’ (Applied Public Law Journal). In Spring 2007, she was a junior visiting scholar at the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. Her PhD research in Erasmus University Rotterdam (2008-2012) was embedded in the program ‘Behavioral Approaches to Contract and Tort: Relevance for Policymaking’. In 2009 she received the Microsoft Research Award for Scholarship on Law and Economics awarded by the Berkeley Program in Law and Economics and ALACDE.

                                                                                                                                                                                Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hadar_Jabotinsky/contributions

                                                                                                                                                                                    Weiqiang Hu

                                                                                                                                                                                    Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                    Economic Analysis of the Regulatory Compliance Defense

                                                                                                                                                                                     Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                    25 April 2013

                                                                                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/39831/

                                                                                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                    Assistant professor at Law and Politics School of Ocean University of China, Qingdao

                                                                                                                                                                                     Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                    Oct. 2007 – July 2008: EMLE, European Master in Law & Economics (Hamburg, Rotterdam / Berkeley) Oct. 2005 – Sept. 2006: LL.M, University of Hamburg – Major: Asian-European Business Transactions Sept. 2001 – June 2004: Master, School of Law, University of Shandong – Major: Civil and Commercial Law.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Alexander Vasa

                                                                                                                                                                                        Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                        The Effectiveness of the Clean Development Mechanism – A law and economics analysis

                                                                                                                                                                                        Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                        26 June 2012

                                                                                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/32752/

                                                                                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                        Fellow at the Climate Policy Initiative – Research on Energy and Climate Policy Effectiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                        Alexander is currently working on the effectiveness of energy and climate policy, with a specific focus on financing instruments and the role of institutional investors. He works on climate and energy topics since 2007 and has authored and co-authored several papers on these topics and has presented at several international academic conferences, the UNFCCC (see below). Alexander lectured on emissions trading for the St. Gallen Program on Renewable Energy Management as well as for the IKEM Summer Academy. He has reviewed submissions for Climate Policy, Energy Policy, and Resource and Energy Economics as well as several working papers and book chapters on climate policy.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Franziska Weber

                                                                                                                                                                                            Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                            Towards an Optimal Mix of Public and Private Enforcement in Consumer Law

                                                                                                                                                                                            Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                            28 June 2012

                                                                                                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/32767/

                                                                                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                            Junior Professor for Civil Law and Law and Economics at University of Hamburg

                                                                                                                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                            2003 – 2006, Bachelor in European and Comparative Law (LL.B., Hanse Law School)/Additional qualification in economics, Universities of Bremen and Oldenburg, Germany, exchange semester: University of Sheffield; 2007 – 2008 Master European Law School (LL.M.), University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, cum laude;

                                                                                                                                                                                            2008-2012: European Doctorate in Law and Economics;

                                                                                                                                                                                            Admission to the bar Madrid/Spain (2012);

                                                                                                                                                                                            2012-2013: Post-doc, Erasmus University Rotterdam;

                                                                                                                                                                                            Since 2013: Junior professor for Civil Law and Law and Economics, University of Hamburg;

                                                                                                                                                                                            2003 – 2006, Bachelor in European and Comparative Law (LL.B., Hanse Law School)/Additional qualification in economics, Universities of Bremen and Oldenburg, Germany, exchange semester: University of Sheffield, UK, Bachelor Thesis: ‘Ringtones and unfair competition’;

                                                                                                                                                                                            2007 – 2008 Master European Law School (LL.M.), University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, cum laude;

                                                                                                                                                                                            2008-2012: European Doctorate in Law and Economics;

                                                                                                                                                                                            Admission to the Spanish bar (2012);

                                                                                                                                                                                            2012-2013: Post-doc, Erasmus University Rotterdam;

                                                                                                                                                                                            Since 2013: Junior professor for Civil Law and Law and Economics, University of Hamburg

                                                                                                                                                                                            Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                            https://www.jura.uni-hamburg.de/ueber-die-fakultaet/personenverzeichnis/weber-franziska.html

                                                                                                                                                                                                Olga Skripova

                                                                                                                                                                                                Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                Civil Liability as an Enforcement Tool of Securities Underwriter Gatekeeping Duty

                                                                                                                                                                                                Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                30 April 2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/32037/

                                                                                                                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                Legal Counsel at Applus RTD Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                2006 October – 2007 October LLM, Master di primo livello in Law & Economics Master of Law & Economics, Economic analysis of law with focus on EU Securities law and Corporate Governance, Thesis on Private Equity Financing Erasmus University of Rotterdam and University of Bologna 2000 – 2005 Master of Law, European and International Private and Public Law, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 2004 – 2005 Educational Exchange Programme European and Private International Law, University of Ghent, Belgium 2009 March – 2009 August RiskMetrics Group Europe, Brussels Research trainee 2008 September – 2008 October European Confederation of Directors Associations (ecoDa), Brussels, Research trainee 2006 January – 2007 October Professional Law Partnership “Jurevicius, Balciunas & Bartkus”, former Ernst & Young, Lithuania Law Department, Lithuania, Lawyer, Associate Advocate 2005 July – 2005 December National Consumer Rights Protection Board under Ministry of Justice, Lithuania, Senior Specialist – Lawyer 2004 February – June United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees/ United Nations Development Programme, Vilnius, Lithuania.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sharon Oded

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Inducing Corporate Proactive Compliance: Liability Controls & Corporate Monitors

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    30 April 2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/32036/

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sharon is a Senior Associate at the Regulatory and Criminal Enforcement practice of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek and a professor of Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Rotterdam School of Law, Erasmus Uni

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sharon is a Senior Associate at the Regulatory and Criminal Enforcement practice of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. Sharon’s practice focuses on helping multinational corporations and financial institutions mitigate their regulatory compliance risks and respond to corporate incidents and crises.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sharon has vast experience in dealing with local and multi-jurisdictional corporate incidents and crises, including providing strategic advice in multi-stakeholder settings. Sharon provides assistance with handling and coordinating multi-jurisdictional internal investigations in various areas of regulatory and financial crime, including anti-bribery and corruption, competition, trade control and economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, data protection and cybersecurity. Furthermore, Sharon comprehensively advises corporations on various aspects of implementing and enhancing corporate compliance programmes and establishing tailored internal systems to address compliance risks globally. Sharon also helps organisations conduct global compliance risk assessments, compliance reviews, effectiveness assessments and compliance due diligence in relation to mergers and acquisitions, key business partners and joint ventures.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sharon is a professor of Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Rotterdam School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam and formerly a research fellow at the Center for Law, Business and the Economy, University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Corporate Compliance: new approaches to regulatory enforcement and publishes in leading professional and academic journals, including Yale Law and Policy Review, Berkeley Business Law Journal and the International Review of Law and Economics. Sharon is a frequent speaker at compliance and enforcement forums and is a steering committee member of the Cambridge Forums: The Global Compliance Officers’ Forum and a member of the Compliance Chamber, Institute for Financial Crime (IFFC).

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.debrauw.com/person/sharon-oded/#

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Firat Bilgel

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Law & Economics of Organ Procurement

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                        01 April 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/22974/

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Associate Professor of Economics at Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                        2003 – 2004 University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Canada, M.A in Economics 1998 – 2003 Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul Turkey, B.A in Business-Economics 2005 – 2007 Teaching Assistant, Istanbul Bilgi University, Department of Economics.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Frank Fagan

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Temporary vs. Permanent Legislation: Economic Theory and Evidence

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                            09 June 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/23574/

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Associate Professor of Law, EDHEC Business School, France

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Frank completed the EMLE in 2005 and the EDLE in 2011. He is Associate Professor of Law at EDHEC Business School in France. Before arriving at EDHEC, he lectured at the University of South Australia School of Law.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                                            http://ssrn.com/author=468606

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Katarina Svatikova

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Economic Criteria for Criminalization: Why do we use criminal law?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                15 April 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/23022

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Katarina works as a senior consultant in energy and environmental field at Trinomics, an economic consultancy based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and in Brussels, Belgium

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Katarina Svatikova was an EDLE PhD during 2006 – 2010, based in Rotterdam. In her dissertation she analysed using a cost-benefit analysis, empirical assessment and a simple economic model, enforcement of environmental violations via criminal and administrative sanctions. Since 2011, she works as a senior consultant in energy and environmental field, currently being employed by Trinomics (Rotterdam and Brussels office), one of the top economic public policy consultancies in the field of environment, energy and climate policy. Her work involves projects on environment and energy topics, such as circular economy, sustainable buildings, resource efficiency, and impact assessment & evaluation methodologies. She has worked on numerous European projects for DG Environment, DG Energy and DG CLIMA of the European Commission, the European Investment Bank and the European Parliament. In addition, she worked for international development banks such as for the World Bank/IFC or the French Development Agency (AFD) as well as for the national governments (the Dutch, Scottish, Irish). Prior to joining Trinomics, Katarina worked for the Energy & Environment Unit of Ecorys, a leading economic consultancy, and prior to that for the Chief Economist Unit (Impact Assessments and evaluation unit, currently Resource Efficiency & Economic Analysis) at DG Environment of the European Commission. Katarina obtained a Masters of Science degree in Economic and Law from the Utrecht University, and a Masters of Arts degree in international relations and European studies from the Central European University in Budapest

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                http://trinomics.eu/dt_team/katarina-svatikova/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Laarni Escresa-Guillmero

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reexamining the Role of Incarceration and Stigma in Criminal Law

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    29 November 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/30594/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Post-doc at the Institute of Law & Economics Hamburg, Graduate School of Law & Economics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Universiteit Gent (Ghent University), Belgium Master of Arts in Economics (Candidate), 2001 School of Economics University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines Bachelor of Science in Economics, cum laude, 1995 University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 2005-2006 Instructor Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines February – March 2004 Research Assistant, UNESCO Institute for Education, Hamburg, Germany 2002-2003 Instructor Department of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Science, University of the Philippines Manila Research Assistant to the Lead and Staff Consultant, Asian Development Bank (ADB) 1995 Research Assistant, An Econometric Study of Public Accountability, School of Economics, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sofia Amaral-Garcia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Quantifying the Economics of Medical Malpractice: A view from a civil law perspective

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        29 November 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/30593/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Research associate at DIW Berlin, Department of Firms & Markets

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sofia Amaral-Garcia is currently a Research Associate at DIW Berlin, Department of Firms & Markets; Research Associate at the Berlin Economics Research Associates (BERA) Program; and Fellow at the Berlin Center for Consumer Policies (BCCP). Previously, she was a postdoctoral Global Fellow at New York University, School of Law, and a postdoctoral associate at the Center for Law & Economics, ETH Zurich. She was also a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Collective Goods (Jan-Fev 2015), University of Illinois, College of Law (Fall 2010), and CRED (previously ERMES), University Panthéon-Assas Paris II (2011). Sofia’s broad research interests are in empirical law & economics, health economics, applied microeconomics and comparative law. Sofia received her M.P.P.A. (Master in Public Policy and Administration) and BA (Licenciatura) in Economics from Nova School of Business & Economics (Portugal).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        https://sites.google.com/site/amaralgarciasofia/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Claudia Desogus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Competition and Innovation in the EU Regulation of Pharmaceuticals: The Case of Parallel Trade

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            07 May 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/19408/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Italian antitrust authority Officer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Claudia Desogus is an officer at the Italian Antitrust Authority.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            She has a BA in Law (Bocconi University of Milan), an LL.M. in Law and Economics (University of Hamburg) and a PhD in Law and Economics (University of Bologna and Erasmus University of Rotterdam).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Previously, she worked as a legal consultant on corporate law and competition law issues (2006-2009), as a consultant at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels (2010-2012) and was a Post-doc researcher at the University of Bologna (2010-2012).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dr. Desogus taught Competition Law applied to the pharmaceutical market at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and currently teaches this subject at the University of Bologna and at the University of Tor Vergata in Rome. She has published a book, book chapters and several articles in leading European and Italian law journals on EU corporate law and EU competition law issues.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hanneke Luth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Behavioural economics in consumer policy – The economic analysis of standard terms in consumer contracts revisited

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                27 May 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                http://repub.eur.nl/pub/19572/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Self-employed strategy consultant RILE/EUR Policy advisor research associate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2005 EMLE – European Master in Law & Economics (Cum Laude), Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of California at Berkeley, Ghent University, University of Bologna, Thesis: An Economic Analysis of Assigning Gatekeeper Duties for Corporate Lawyers 2005 Bachelor degree in Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam 2003 Bachelor degree in Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam Currently finishing a Master degree in Business Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam 2005 – PhD researcher at RILE, Erasmus University Rotterdam 2002 – 2003 Teaching Assistant for the seminar in Management Consultancy, Faculty of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam 2001 – 2002 Internship at Jagran, NGO in the social field, New Delhi, India.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rosa Castro B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ex-Post Liability Rules in Modern Patent Law

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    17 September 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://repub.eur.nl/pub/20715/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University, Initiative for Science and Society.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Managing Editor, Journal of the Law and the Biosciences

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rosa Castro is a Postdoctoral associate at the Duke Initiative for Science and Society. She is also Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and the Biosciences. Her research interests lie at the intersection of law, policy and bioethics. She has a law degree (Andres Bello Catholic University, Venezuela), an LL.M. (Hamburg University and University of Bologna) and a Ph.D. in Law and Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Bologna). In 2016, she obtained her MA degree in Bioethics and Science Policy at Duke University in 2016. She has lectured on Intellectual Property Law and International Health Law at LUISS University in Rome and at the University of Bologna. More details about her publications are available here.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    https://ssrn.com/author=438220

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    https://sites.google.com/site/rosacastrobernier/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rosa_Castro3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stefano Clò

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Economic Analysis of the European Climate Policy: the European Emissions Trading Scheme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17 September 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        http://repub.eur.nl/pub/20717/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Post-doc fellow at Bocconi university of Milan, Department of Economics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Short bio:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2005: LL.M. degree assigned by the Law Faculty of Haifa, Israel 2004 – 2005: European Master in Law & Economics Scholarship assigned by Universite degli studi di Bologna, Master’s thesis: Copyright Law and Creative Commons: an Economic Analysis, 10/2004 – 12/2004: University of Bologna, 01/2005 – 03/2005: University of Ghent, 04/2005 – 07/2005: University of Haifa 2004: Licenciate in Economics, option Political Economics, Universite degli studi di Bologna, High Distinction, final grade: 110/110 magna cum laude Universitary thesis on “The Liberalisation of the European Electric Market the case of Italy” (in italian) 2003: Scholarship for Erasmus exchange at the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven, Belgium 2005 – 2006: R.I.E. (Energetic and Industrial Research) – consultant and economic researcher on the Emission Trading Market (Kyoto Protocol).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sonja Keske

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thesis Title and Defence:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Group Litigation in European Competition Law; A Law & Economics perspective, 15th December 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Defence Date:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15 December 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Repub link:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            http://repub.eur.nl/pub/17790

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Current position:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            German Competition Authority Bundeskartellamt Senior Policy Analyst

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Link to personal website:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            https://www.linkedin.com/in/sonja-keske-80268315