Research Programmes
Behavioural Approaches to Contract and Tort


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Erasmus School of Law

Participants of Behavioural Approaches to Contract and Tort: Relevance for Policymaking

Prof. R.J. Van den Bergh
Dr A.P.C.G.F. Biard
Dr P.D.N. Camesasca
Dr P.T.M. Desmet
Prof. C.W. Engel
Prof. L. Enneking
Prof. M.G. Faure
Prof. K. Heine
Dr J. Hoevenaars
Dr E. Kantorowicz-Reznichenko
Prof. J.M. Klick
Prof. X.E. Kramer
Prof. S.D. Lindenberg
Prof. P.C. Leyens
Prof. P. Mascini

Dr. B.F.H. Nieuwesteeg
Mr C. van Noortwijk
Prof. S. Oded
Prof. A.M. Pacces
Prof. J.J. Rachlinski
Dr C.P. Reinders Folmer
Prof. N.J. Philipsen
Prof. H.N. Schelhaas
Prof. M.W. Scheltema
Dr K. Swinnen
Dr E. Themeli
Dr A.M.I.B. Vandenberghe
Prof. L.T. Visscher
Dr Franziska Weber
Dr R. Westrik

PhD students

Georgia Antonopoulou
International Commercial Courts. A study on the London Commercial Court, the Netherlands Commercial Court and the German Chambers for International Commercial Disputes

Paul Aubrecht
The Arbitrability of Tort Claims: A Comparative Law and Economics Analysis

Cintia Bezerra de Melo Pereira Nunes
Administered Contracts for Petroleum Extraction in Brazil

Maria Fernanda Caporale Madi
The regulatory Dilemma of Vertical Agreements: A Comparative Law & Economics analysis of Europe and Brazil

Lucas Chacha
Measuring enforcement shock impact on deterring corruption in Brazil

Yong-Fu Chang
Constitutional Environmental Protection and Its Implementation: A Law and Economics Analysis

Evelien Engelhard
Improvement initiatives to the personal injury claims process in different jurisdictions. A search for success factors

Jan Essink
The Law & Economics of European Asylum and External Border Policy’

Marnix Hebly
The Assessment of Damages and the Effect of Time

Martin Holderied
Interest Theories on the Regulation of Sharing Economy Markers

Mrinmayi Katdare
Precautionary Principle - Redundant or Misunderstood?

Shu Li
Law and Economic Analysis of 3D Printing: Perspectives from Intellectual Property and Product Safety

Eduardo Martino
Law & Economics of bail-in and the CG of Banks

Alina Ontanu
Cross-Border Debt Recovery in the EU. A Comparative and Empirical Study

Kuang-Jung Peng
Law and Economic Analysis of Financial Technology

Alberto Quintavalla
Building a New Water Policy: Giving Water its Full Value

Renny Reyes Reyes
Regulatory Governance Cycle: The proposal for Latin-American Countries

Joé Rieff
Increased Fiscal Coordination between European Member States: A necessity to further market integration?

Femke Ruitenbeek-Bart
But what about the tortfeasor? Understanding the missing link in the relational restoration of personal injury victims

Aster Schreuder
The normative aspects of the assessment of damages

Melanie Theisinger
Institutional Inertia and Changing Regulatory Preferences in Trade and Investment Regimes

Liam Wells
Risk, Cultural Cognition, and the Regulation of Pharmaceuticals: Explaining differences in social regulation across the United States and the European Union using risk and culture theory

Nan Yu (EM)
Mandatory Dividend Regulations in the Stock Market: A Comparative Law and Economics Analysis

(Charles) Allen Bargfrede

Adrianus van Heusden

External PhD students

EDLE with Bologna, Haifa or Hamburg as home university

  • Mulugeta Asefa Bogale, Labor Regulation, Informality and Economic Growth in SSA: An Empirical Analysis
  • Danny Blaustein, Corporate Governance of Start-ups
  • Kan-Hsueh ChiangQDoes Information Cost Lead to Medical Moral Hazard? - Evidence from Taiwan National Health Insurance
  • Salvini DattaEx ante regulation and ex post liability in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Maria Carolina De Campos, Behavioural Economics, Nudge and Regulation: Nude in the Regulatory Sphere
  • Chiara Natalie Focacci, Do Active Labour Market Policies Work?
  • Ayman Fouda, The Diffusion of Innovation in Healthcare: Economic and Regulatory Perspectives 
  • Elena GhibelliniBank Crisis Resolution Rules: What Impact on the Structure of the EU Banket Market?
  • Damiano Giacometti, Essays on the Law and Economics of Credence Goods Markets
  • Laurenz Goldhahn, ‘he Effects of Regulating Executive Compensation on Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Ciçek GürkanThe Role of Banks for Corporate Governance
  • Dirk Heine, The general role of the Finance Ministry in environmental policy: Optimal institutional setup for environmental fiscal policy considering interaction effects with environmental law pursued by other, non-fiscal institutions
  • Jian Jiang, Vulnerabilities, Cybersecurity and the Rol of Law & Regulation herein
  • Franscesca LeucciThe Law and Economics of Landscape
  • Ekaterine Lomtatidze, Constitutionalizing Social Rights: Public Choice Analysis
  • Eman Muhammad Rashwan, The Nexus between Transitional Justice and Constitutional Change in Post-Revolution Systems
  • Yoshiki NakajimaLaw and Social Choice
  • Evangelia NissiotiLaw and Economics of Mediation
  • Peng Peng, Platform Competition in the Internet Industry
  • Carlos Riquelme Ruz, Equalities and inequalities in sovereign debt restructuring. A law and economics perspective
  • Maria Pia SaccoThe Role of Intermediaries in International Corporate Bribery – Efficient Liability Standards from A Law and Economics Perspective 
  • Denard Veshi, The European management of Refugees' movement
  • Federico Wesselhoefft, Multiparty Contracts & Non Recourse Finance (Project Finance Contracts) Law and Economics
  • Giorgio Dini

PhD students from the China Law Centre

Xun (Sarah) Xiao
Directors’ Duties and Liabilities in Corporate Law in China

Wanli Ma
Controversies over Jurisdiction in Investor-State Arbitration

Anran Zhang
The Legal Status of Controlled Entities in International Investment Arbitration

Jinyue Zhang
The Application of Law in Cross-Border Issuing and Trading of Securities between Europe and China

Yayi Zhang
Non-public Bribery, Public Enforcement: A Comparative Study of Commercial Bribery among China, the United Kingdom and the United States

Meiqing Wang
Compensation Mechanism in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in International Investment Law