Dr. Jakub Drápal

Dr. Jakub Drápal is an Assistant Professor (on leave) at Charles University’s Faculty of Law and a researcher at the Czech Academy of Sciences. Currently, he is a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Leiden University (until fall 2024), specializing in sentencing and penal policy in Central and Eastern Europe. His research uniquely blends legal, criminological, and empirical perspectives. He studied law at Charles University and criminology at the University of Cambridge.

    Dr. Josef Montag

    Dr. Josef Montag holds a PhD in Law and Economics from the University of Turin. His research is mostly empirical, often using experimental methods. He deals with questions pertaining to criminal behavior, judicial heterogeneity, gender gap, ethnic discrimination, housing, and unemployment. He serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Law, Charles University.

     

      Dr. Sven Hoeppner

      Dr. Sven Hoeppner is a trained economist and lawyer serving as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Law, Charles University. He received his PhD in law from Ghent University. His research interests include transaction and institution design, contract theory and contract design, auctions and bargaining, economics of insolvency, economic equality, and law and technology, especially the intersection of algorithmic decision-making and institution design. Sven mainly uses experimental and quantitative methods as well as some computational tools to conduct his research.

          Dr. Libor Dušek

          Dr. Libor Dušek is an academic specializing in Law and Economics, Economics of Crime, and Public Economics, having earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is the Chair and Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Law, Charles University. His research focuses on the impact of sanction design on illegal behavior, alternative criminal procedures, and tax policy. Dušek actively contributes to academia through teaching, PhD supervision, and engaging in funded research projects. Additionally, he serves as a member of the National Economic Council, which advises the Czech government on various economic and social issues. 

           

            AYOUB Ahmed

            Thesis working title

            Evaluating the Effect of the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on Green Technology Adoption in Energy Intensive Industries in non-EU countries

             

            Link to personal website

             

                YAŞAR Özlem

                Thesis working title

                To be determined

                 

                Link to personal website

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                    JAIN Prateek

                    Thesis working title

                    Determinants of Populism: The role of Emotions, Legal and Moral norms, and Social Preferences

                     

                    Link to personal website

                    https://www.linkedin.com/in/Prateek Jain

                     

                     

                     

                     

                        PANICHEVA Anastasiia

                        Thesis working title

                        To be determined

                         

                        Link to personal website

                        https://www.linkedin.com/in/Anastasiia Panicheva

                         

                         

                         

                         

                            MALAHLEKA Mthuthukisi

                            Thesis working title

                            International Sanctions in The Public Eye: An Empirical Analysis

                             

                            Link to personal website

                            https://www.linkedin.com/in/Mthuthukisi Malahleka

                                WU Nancy (Yi En)

                                Thesis working title

                                Law and Economics of Predictive Legal AI Applications and Their Regulatory Framework

                                 

                                 

                                 

                                 

                                 

                                    Dr. Stefania Bortolotti

                                    Stefania Bortolotti is a senior assistant professor (RtD-b) at the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna. She obtained a PhD in Economics and Management form the University of Trento. She was a research fellow at the University of Bologna, the University of Cologne, and the Max Planck Institute in Bonn. She is interested in behavioral and experimental economics, and investigates topics such as cooperation, inequality, gender gap, and incentive systems. Her work has been published in international journals such as Economic Journal, European Economic Review, and Journal of Money Credit & Banking.

                                     

                                     

                                      Prof. Dr. Jerg Gutmann

                                      Jerg Gutmann is an assistant professor at the Institute of Law and Economics of the University of Hamburg and a CESifo affiliate. His research interests lie at the interface between economics, law, and politics. Jerg Gutmann is interested in the use of violence by states and its regulation. Although most of his research is empirical (including experiments and surveys), he is also interested in game theory applied to political economy questions. He has published broadly on institutional economics topics related to constitutions, culture, and the rule of law. Jerg Gutmann has advised the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the European Union and Philippine Department of Energy, and the OECD on questions of applied statistics, impact evaluation, and measurement of institutions.

                                       

                                        Prof. Dr. Eva van der Zee

                                        Eva van der Zee is a Junior Professor (Tenure Track) in International Law with a focus on Behavioural Law and Economics at the Institute of Law and Economics at Hamburg University Faculty of Law since 2019. Eva’s current research focuses on the role and interrelation of formal and informal legal systems in promoting sustainable development using insights from the social sciences, in particularly behavioural economics, social psychology, and sociology. Eva has published articles in the Journal of World Trade, World Competition Law and Economic Review, German Law Journal, American Journal of International Law Unbound and Sustainability, amongst others. In addition, she has advised governmental institutions on the role of law and policy to promote sustainable development. She is the co-founder of BRAIN (Behavioural Research Approaches in International Law Network) and the ESIL (European Society of International Law) Interest Group on Social Sciences and International Law.

                                          ER Tolga

                                          Thesis working title

                                          Essays on Democratic Backsliding

                                           

                                          Link to personal website

                                          https://www.linkedin.com/in/tolga-er

                                           

                                           

                                              Silvia Ciacchi

                                              Thesis Working Title

                                              Law and Economics of Sustainability Due Diligence

                                               

                                              Link to personal website

                                              https://www.linkedin.com/in/silvia-ciacchi

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                                  KRAUSS Tabea

                                                  Thesis working title

                                                  But for the Defendant’s Inaction? – Economic and Empirical Analyses of Corporate Supply Chain Liability

                                                   

                                                  Link to personal website

                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/tabea-krauss

                                                   

                                                   

                                                   

                                                      AMIN Yasir

                                                      Thesis working title

                                                      Essays on Property rights

                                                       

                                                      Link to personal website

                                                      https://www.linkedin.com/in/yasir-amin

                                                       

                                                       

                                                       

                                                          SEVÜK Barış

                                                          Thesis working title

                                                          Economic Analysis of Third-party Litigation Funding

                                                           

                                                           

                                                           

                                                           

                                                              BREKOO Anne

                                                              Thesis working title

                                                              The Consequences of Jurisdictional Pluralism in the Context of International Crime

                                                               

                                                              Link to personal website

                                                              https://www.linkedin.com/in/anne-brekoo

                                                               

                                                               

                                                               

                                                                  SCHEEPERS Amber

                                                                  Thesis working title

                                                                  The effect of corporate board gender diversity on compliance with European competition law

                                                                   

                                                                  Link to personal website

                                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/amberscheepers

                                                                   

                                                                   

                                                                      HASSAN Nourhan

                                                                      Thesis working title

                                                                      Cultural Norms and Economic Behavior: Essays on Nudging with Proverbs

                                                                       

                                                                      Link to personal website

                                                                      https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/nourhan.hassan2/news

                                                                       

                                                                       

                                                                       

                                                                          ABDULRAHMAN Emad

                                                                          Thesis working title

                                                                          Revisiting Force Majeure: a Law and Economics analysis

                                                                           

                                                                          Link to personal website

                                                                          https://www.eur.nl/en/esl/people/emad-abdelrahman

                                                                           

                                                                              Prof. Dr. Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko

                                                                              Prof. Dr. Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko has an interdisciplinary background, having obtained degrees in law, psychology and law and economics. Her research focuses on empirical legal studies where she employs empirical methods to investigate questions of law in different areas such as constitutional law, copyright law, administrative law, and international criminal law. She is also an international expert on day fines, with a particular focus on European national criminal justice systems. Finally, she is also conducting research in the field of International Criminal Law. Due to the novelty and societal relevance of her research, Elena has obtained different grants to execute her studies. She has been publishing in leading international journals and with renowned publishing houses. Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko is a member of the ESL’s Research Ethics Review Committee (RERC) as well as the academic coordinator of the European Doctorate in Law and Economics. In addition, Elena has recently established and co-directing the Erasmus Centre of Empirical Legal Studies (ECELS), which is focused on promoting the application of empirical methods, including computational methods, in legal research and education in The Netherlands. Before starting her academic career, Elena worked as a criminal prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office in Israel.

                                                                                Dr. Alice Guerra

                                                                                Alice Guerra is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna and Managing Director of the European Association of Law and Economics. From 2016 to 2019 she worked as assistant professor and Marie Curie fellow at Copenhagen Business School, and she was a visiting student at the European University Institute. She obtained a Ph.D. in Law and Economics in 2015 from the European Doctorate in Law and Economics jointly offered by the Universities of Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam. Her research spans several topics in the economic analysis of torts, with particular attention to the role of institutions and the law in monitoring and deterring illegal behaviors and dishonesty (e.g., tax evasion, vote buying, dishonest leadership, corruption).

                                                                                  Prof. Dr. Alessandro Tavoni

                                                                                  Alessandro Tavoni holds a PhD in Economics from Universita’ Ca’ Foscari di Venezia (2011). Prior to joining the Economics department at the University of Bologna, he was Associate Professor at the London School of Economics. He has published in generalist journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and in top field journals such as Journal of Environmental Economics and Management and Nature Climate Change. Alessandro’s research spans several topics in environmental economics, primarily related to overcoming behavioural and political economy barriers to cooperation in the (climate) commons. This is tackled through a combination of non-cooperative and evolutionary game theory models, as well as surveys, laboratory and field experiments, to shed light on potential solutions to environmental dilemmas.

                                                                                    Dr. Carmine Guerriero

                                                                                    Carmine Guerriero is “Rita Levi-Montalcini” Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna. His chair has been established thanks to a three million Euros 2016 “Rita Levi-Montalcini” grant from the “Italian ministry of University and Research.” His main contributions are towards the understanding of the determinants and impact of legal, regulatory, and political institutions. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge in 2010. From 2009 to 2015, he has been Assistant Professor and Program Director at the ACLE (University of Amsterdam) and from 2012 to 2020 he has served as associate editor of the International Review of Law and Economics. From 2014, he is Co-Primary Investigator of the Nomography Project and in 2020 he has founded the Cambridge University Press Elements in Law, Economics and Politics for which he now serves as Editor-in-Chief. Guerriero has received the “EARIE Paul Geroski” award prize in 2007 and the “Hans-Jurgen-Ewers” Prize in 2011, and he has published in top economics, law, and political science journals such as the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Comparative Economics, the Journal of Institutional EconomicsEconomica, the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies and the Southern California Law Review.

                                                                                      VAN HEUSDEN Adrianus

                                                                                      Thesis working title

                                                                                      Taking Marketing Seriously: A Law and Economics analysis of consumer protection in the digital age

                                                                                       

                                                                                      Link to personal website

                                                                                      https://www.linkedin.com/in/aad-van-heusden

                                                                                       

                                                                                          SY Youssoufa

                                                                                          Thesis working title

                                                                                          Political Legislation Cycles in a Comparative Approach

                                                                                           

                                                                                          Link to personal website

                                                                                          https://www.linkedin.com/in/youssoufa-sy

                                                                                           

                                                                                              PAOLINI Gabriele

                                                                                              Thesis working title

                                                                                              Plea Bargaining Procedures in the World: A Law and Economics perspective

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

                                                                                                  DINI Giorgio

                                                                                                  Thesis working title

                                                                                                  Environmental Footprint Disclosure: The enforcement mechanisms for truthful claims

                                                                                                   

                                                                                                  Link to personal website

                                                                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/giorgio-dini

                                                                                                   

                                                                                                      CHRISTOFARO LOPES Pedro Henrique

                                                                                                      Thesis working title

                                                                                                      Federalism and Crisis: A comparative study

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                          BARGFREDE Allen

                                                                                                          Thesis working title

                                                                                                          The Economics of Modern Music Law: A new model

                                                                                                           

                                                                                                          Link to personal website

                                                                                                          https://www.linkedin.com/in/allenbargfrede/

                                                                                                           

                                                                                                              ZDYBEL Karol

                                                                                                              Thesis working title

                                                                                                              An Economic Analysis of Legal Pluralism

                                                                                                               

                                                                                                              Link to personal website

                                                                                                              https://www.linkedin.com/in/karol-zdybel

                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                  ZARRA Antonella

                                                                                                                  Thesis working title

                                                                                                                  The Law and Economics of Artificial Intelligence

                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                  Link to personal website

                                                                                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/antonella-zarra

                                                                                                                      VENTI Alessandro

                                                                                                                      Thesis working title

                                                                                                                      Payment for Forest Ecosystem Services, Environmental Quality and Climate Change

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                      Link to personal website

                                                                                                                      https://www.linkedin.com/in/alessandro-venti/

                                                                                                                      https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alessandro_Venti2

                                                                                                                          SHARMA Shashank

                                                                                                                          Thesis working title

                                                                                                                          Essays on Antitrust Analysis of Multi-Sided Platforms

                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                          Link to personal website

                                                                                                                          https://www.linkedin.com/in/shashank-sharma

                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                              KOVÁCS Anna

                                                                                                                              Thesis working title

                                                                                                                              Behavioral determinants of collective action on climate change

                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                              Link to personal website

                                                                                                                              https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-kov

                                                                                                                                  NISSIOTI Evangelia

                                                                                                                                  Thesis working title

                                                                                                                                  Can mediation in civil law systems lead to social and private efficiency gains compared to litigation and negotiation?

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                  Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/evangelia-nissioti

                                                                                                                                      LEUCCI Francesca

                                                                                                                                      Thesis working title

                                                                                                                                      Law and Economics of Environmental Damage Assessment

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                      Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                      https://www.linkedin.com/in/francesca-leucci

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                          KATDARE Mrinmayi

                                                                                                                                          Thesis working title

                                                                                                                                          Precautionary Principle: How does political discretion influence its implementation?

                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                          Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                          https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrinmayi-katdare

                                                                                                                                              HOLDERIED Martin

                                                                                                                                              Thesis working title

                                                                                                                                              Interest Theories on the Regulation of Sharing Economy Markets

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                              Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                              https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-holderied

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                  ALVES CHACHA Lucas

                                                                                                                                                  Thesis working title

                                                                                                                                                  Analysing Brazilian Anti-Corruption Enforcements

                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                  Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-chacha

                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                      CAPORALE MADI Maria Fernanda

                                                                                                                                                      Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                      Regulating Vertical Agreements: A comparative Law & Economics analysis of Brazil and Europe

                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                      Defence date

                                                                                                                                                      29 June 2020

                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                      Repub link

                                                                                                                                                      https://repub.eur.nl/pub/125517

                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                      Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                      https://nl.linkedin.com/in/maria-fernanda-caporale-madi

                                                                                                                                                          WEISS Akiva

                                                                                                                                                          Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                          Allocation & Integration: Institutional solutions to the European Union’s Refugee Crisis

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                          Defence date

                                                                                                                                                          12 September 2019

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                          Repub link

                                                                                                                                                          https://repub.eur.nl/pub/119141

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                              LAN Chih-Ching

                                                                                                                                                              Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                              A Law and Economics Analysis of Policy Instruments to Prevent Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the Tropics

                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                              Defence date

                                                                                                                                                              24 May 2019

                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                              Repub link

                                                                                                                                                              https://repub.eur.nl/pub/116496/

                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                              Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                              https://www.linkedin.com/in/chih-ching-lan

                                                                                                                                                                  KHAN Bryan Kareem

                                                                                                                                                                  Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                                  An Economic Analysis of the Intellectual Property Rights of Broadcasting Organisations

                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                  Defence date

                                                                                                                                                                  28 February 2019

                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                  Repub link

                                                                                                                                                                  https://repub.eur.nl/pub/115142

                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                  Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryankhan/

                                                                                                                                                                      HIRANG Gemelee

                                                                                                                                                                      Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                                      The Persistence of Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                      Defence date

                                                                                                                                                                      28 February 2019

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                      Repub link

                                                                                                                                                                      https://repub.eur.nl/pub/115141

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                      Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                                      https://www.linkedin.com/in/gghirang/

                                                                                                                                                                          EL FAR Mostafa

                                                                                                                                                                          Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                                          International Investment Law and Domestic Legislations in the MENA region: Egypt, Jordan and Morocco

                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                                          Defence date

                                                                                                                                                                          31 January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                                          Repub link

                                                                                                                                                                          https://repub.eur.nl/pub/114877

                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                                          Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                                          https://www.linkedin.com/in/mostafa-elfar

                                                                                                                                                                              JAMEEL Ifrah

                                                                                                                                                                              Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                                              The Impact of Capital Regulation on Bank Involvement in Securitized Banking

                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                              Defence date

                                                                                                                                                                              31 January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                              Repub link

                                                                                                                                                                              https://repub.eur.nl/pub/114737

                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                              Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                                              https://www.linkedin.com/in/ifrah-jameel/

                                                                                                                                                                                  BILLION Stephen

                                                                                                                                                                                  Thesis title

                                                                                                                                                                                  Regulating Retirement Savings: An Evolutionary Psychology Approach

                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                  Defence date

                                                                                                                                                                                  31 January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                  Repub link

                                                                                                                                                                                  https://repub.eur.nl/pub/114736

                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                  Link to personal website

                                                                                                                                                                                  https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-billion