prof. dr. G. (Giuseppe) Dari Mattiacci

Law and economics
  • Faculty of Law
  • Visiting address
    Oudemanhuispoort
    Oudemanhuispoort 4-6  Amsterdam
    Room number: E07.21
  • Postal address:
    Oudemanhuispoort  4-6
    1012 CN  Amsterdam
  • G.DariMattiacci@uva.nl
    T: 0205257157

Short bio

Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci is professor of law and professor of economics (by curtesy) at the University of Amsterdam. He is a fellow of the Tinbergen Institute, a co-editor of the International Review of Law & Economics, and a board member of the American Law & Economics Association and of the Italian Society of Law & Economics.

He has received several prizes and grants, including the VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (2007-2012) and the ALEA prize for the most outstanding paper published in the American Law & Economics Review in 2014.

Professor Dari-Mattiacci has published numerous articles on the law and economics of torts, property, litigation, and lawmaking in various journals including the University of Chicago Law Review, the Journal of Legal Studies, the Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, the Journal of Law & Economics, and the Journal of Economic History. His recent scholarship focuses on law, economics and history and examines the evolution of legal institutions from ancient Rome to modern times.

His current research projects include the theory and historical emergence of business organizations, the network structure of codes and constitutions, the economics of shareholder lawsuits, standard form and relational contracts, and carrots versus sticks.

Education

BA. cum laude (mathematics - University of Amsterdam)
D.Jur. cum laude (law - University of Rome "La Sapienza")
LL.M. summa cum laude (law & economics - Utrecht University)
Ph.D. cum laude (law & economics - Utrecht University)
LL.M. (law - Columbia Law School)

Experience

University of Amsterdam
Professor of law (since 2007)
Professor of economics (by courtesy) (since 2009)
Associate professor of law (2005-2007)
Assistant professor of law (2004-2005)

University of Chicago Law School
Becker Friedman Institute fellow (winter 2012)
 
George Mason University School of Law
Visiting professor (fall 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006)

Fellowships - memberships - editorships - grants - prizes

Research fellow of the Tinbergen Institute
Board member of the Italian Society of Law and Economics (SIDE-ISLE)
Editor of International Review of Law & Economics (Elsevier)
VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO - 2007-2012)
Becker Friedman Fellowship University of Chicago (2012)
ALER most distinguished article prize (2014)

Ten representative publications

G. Dari-Mattiacci and L.A. Franzoni (2014). Innovative Negligence Rules. American Law & Economics Review, 16(2): 333-365.

G. De Geest & G. Dari-Mattiacci (2013). The Rise of Carrots and the Decline of Sticks. University of Chicago Law Review, 80(1): 341-392.

G. Dari-Mattiacci (2013). Slavery and Information. Journal of Economic History, 73(1): 79-116.

Abatino, Barbara, Dari-Mattiacci, Giuseppe and Perotti, Enrico (2011). Depersonalization of Business in Ancient Rome. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 31(2): 365-389.

G. Dari-Mattiacci, B. Deffains and B. Lovat (2011). The Dynamics of the Legal System. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 79(1-2): 95-107.

A. Arcuri & G. Dari-Mattiacci (2010). Centralization versus Decentralization as a Risk-return Trade-off. Journal of Law & Economics, 53(2): 359-378.

G. Dari Mattiacci & G. de Geest (2010). Carrots, Sticks and the Multiplication Effect. Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, 26(2): 365-384.

G. Dari Mattiacci (2009). Negative Liability. Journal of Legal Studies, 38(1): 21-60.

G. Dari-Mattiacci & N. Garoupa (2009). Least Cost Avoidance: the Tragedy of Common Safety. Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, 25(1): 235-261.

G. Dari Mattiacci & G. de Geest (2005). The Filtering Effect of Sharing Rules. Journal of Legal Studies, 34(1): 207-237.

Teaching

Minor in Law &Economics (Law School)
Law & Economics I: Economic Theory and the Law
Law & Economics II: Empirical Legal Studies
Law & Economics III: Paper in Law & Economics

MPhil Program in Economics (Tinbergen Institute)
Law & Economics

2017

  • Dari Mattiacci, G., Gelderblom, O., Jonker, J. P. B., & Perotti, E. C. (2017). The Emergence of the Corporate Form. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 33[details]

2015

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Faure, M. G. (2015). The Economics of Disaster Relief. Law & Policy, 37(3), 180-208. DOI: 10.1111/lapo.12036 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Guerriero, C. (2015). Law and culture: a theory of comparative variation in bona fide purchase rules. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 35(3), 543-574. DOI: 10.1093/ojls/gqu010 [details] [PDF]

2014

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Franzoni, L. A. (2014). Innovative negligence rules. American Law and Economics Review, 16(2), 333-365. DOI: 10.1093/aler/aht021 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Parisi, F. (2014). Returns to effort in rent-seeking games. Public Choice, 159(1-2), 99-104. DOI: 10.1007/s11127-012-0020-3 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., Lovat, B., & Parisi, F. (2014). Loss-sharing between nonnegligent parties. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 170(4), 571-598. DOI: 10.1628/093245614X13956476872747 [details]

2013

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2013). Slavery and information. The Journal of Economic History, 73(1), 79-116. DOI: 10.1017/S002205071300003X [details] [PDF]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Hendriks, E. S. (2013). Relative fault and efficient negligence: Comparative negligence explained. Review of Law and Economics, 9(1), 1-40. DOI: 10.1515/rle-2012-0028 [details]

2012

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Langlais, E. (2012). Social wealth and optimal care. International Review of Law and Economics, 32(2), 271-284. DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2012.02.002 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Plisecka, A. E. (2012). Luxury in ancient Rome: an economic analysis of the scope, timing and enforcement of sumptuary laws. Legal Roots, 1, 189-216. [details]

2011

  • Abatino, B., Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Perotti, E. C. (2011). Depersonalization of business in ancient Rome. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 31(2), 365-389. DOI: 10.1093/ojls/gqr001 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., Deffains, B., & Lovat, B. (2011). The dynamics of the legal system. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 79(1-2), 95-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2011.02.001 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Guerriero, C. (2011). Law, economics, and history: endogenous institutional change and legal innovation. In M. Faure, & J. Smits (Eds.), Does law matter? On law and economic growth. (pp. 137-154). (Ius commune reeks; No. 100). Cambridge [etc.]: Intersentia. [details] [PDF]

2010

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & de Geest, G. (2010). Carrots, sticks and the multiplication effect. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 26(2), 365-384. DOI: 10.1093/jleo/ewn026 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., Garoupa, N., & Gómez-Pomar, F. (2010). State liability. European Review of Private Law, 18(4), 773-811. [details]
  • Arcuri, A., & Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2010). Centralization versus decentralization as a risk-return trade-off. The Journal of Law & Economics, 53(2), 359-378. DOI: 10.1086/599623 [details]

2009

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2009). Negative liability. The Journal of Legal Studies, 38(1), 21-60. DOI: 10.1086/596197 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Garoupa, N. (2009). Least cost avoidance: the tragedy of common safety. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 25(1), 235-261. DOI: 10.1093/jleo/ewm052 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., Onderstal, S., & Parisi, F. (2009). Seeking rents in the shadow of Coase. Public Choice, 139(1-2), 171-196. DOI: 10.1007/s11127-008-9387-6 [details] [PDF]
  • Parisi, F., & Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2009). Mass torts e responsabilità per danno ambientale: una analisi economica. Danno e responsabilità: problemi di responsabilità civile e assicurazioni, 14(2), 131-144. [details]
  • de Geest, G., Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Siegers, J. J. (2009). Annullable bonuses and penalties. International Review of Law and Economics, 29(4), 349-359. DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2009.03.006 [details]

2008

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Garoupa, N. (2008). The unsolvable dilemma of a Paretian policymaker. Supreme Court Economic Review, 16, 89-98. [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Mangan, B. M. (2008). Disappearing defendants versus judgment-proof injurers. Economica, 75(300), 749-765. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0335.2007.00663.x [details]

2007

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2007). Arbitration versus settlement. Revue économique, 58(6), 1291-1307. DOI: 10.3917/reco.586.1291 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Deffains, B. (2007). Uncertainty of law and the legal process. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 163(4), 627-656. DOI: 10.1628/093245607783242990 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Schäfer, H-B. (2007). The core of pure economic loss. International Review of Law and Economics, 27(1), 8-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2007.04.002 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., Langlais, E., Lovat, B., & Parisi, F. (2007). Crowding-out in productive and redistributive rent-seeking. Public Choice, 133(1-2), 199-229. DOI: 10.1007/s11127-007-9186-5 [details] [PDF]
  • de Geest, G., & Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2007). Soft regulators, tough judges. Supreme Court Economic Review, 15, 119-140. [details]

2006

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2006). Limiting limited liability. Economics Bulletin, 11(1), 1-7. [details] [PDF]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & de Geest, G. (2006). When will judgment proof injurers take too much precaution? International Review of Law and Economics, 26(3), 336-354. DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2006.11.005 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Parisi, F. (2006). Substituting complements. Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 2(3), 333-347. DOI: 10.1093/joclec/nhl018 [details]

2005

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2005). Errors and the Functioning of Tort Liability. Supreme Court Economic Review, 13, 165-187. [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2005). On the optimal scope of negligence. Review of Law and Economics, 1(3), 331-364. DOI: 10.2202/1555-5879.1004 [details] [PDF]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & de Geest, G. (2005). Judgment Proofness under Four Different Precaution Technologies. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 161(1), 38-56. DOI: 10.1628/0932456054254470 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & de Geest, G. (2005). The Filtering Effect of Sharing Rules. The Journal of Legal Studies, 34(1), 207-237. DOI: 10.1086/426853 [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Parisi, F. (2005). Rents, Dissipation, and Lost Treasures: Rethinking Tullock¿s Paradox. Public Choice, 124(3-4), 411-422. DOI: 10.1007/s11127-005-2057-z [details]

2004

  • Parisi, F., & Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2004). The rise and fall of communal responsibility in ancient law. International Review of Law and Economics, 24(4), 489-505. DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2005.01.006 [details]

2003

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Parisi, F. (2003). The cost of delegated control: Vicarious liability, secondary liability and mandatory insurance. International Review of Law and Economics, 23(4), 453-475. DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2003.07.007 [details]

2015

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2015). The economic perspective: demand and supply in the reduction of transaction costs in the ancient world. In D. P. Kehoe, D. M. Ratzan, & U. Yiftach (Eds.), Law and transaction costs in the ancient economy. (pp. 273-292). (Law and society in the ancient world). Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Parisi, F. (2015). Liability rules: an economic taxonomy. In M. Bussani, & A. J. Sebok (Eds.), Comparative tort law: global perspectives. (pp. 122-143). (Research handbooks in comparative law). Cheltenham: Elgar. [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., Langlais, E., Lovat, B., & Parisi, F. (2015). Asymmetries in rent seeking. In R. D. Congleton, & A. L. Hillman (Eds.), Companion to the political economy of rent seeking. (pp. 73-92). Cheltenham: Elgar. [details]

2013

  • de Geest, G., & Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2013). The Rise of Carrots and the Decline of Sticks. University of Chicago Law Review, 80(1), 341-392. [details] [PDF]

2012

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & van Zeben, J. (2012). Legal and market uncertainty in market-based instruments: the case of the EU ETS. New York University Environmental Law Journal, 19, 101-139. [details]

2010

  • Parisi, F., & Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2010). The rise and fall of communal responsibility in ancient law. In G. P. Miller (Ed.), Economics of ancient law. (pp. 135-151). (Economic approaches to law; No. 27). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [details] [PDF]

2009

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Parisi, F. (2009). Substituting complements. In M. Heller (Ed.), Commons and anticommons. - Vol. 1. (pp. 512-526). (Economic approaches to law; No. 26). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. DOI: 10.1093/joclec/nhl018 [details] [PDF]

2008

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Houtcieff, D. (2008). Vice du consentement et aléa moral à travers la jurisprudence de la réticence dolosive. In C. Jamin (Ed.), Droit et économie des contrats. (pp. 45-61). (Droit et économie). Paris: L.G.D.J.. [details]

2007

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Schäfer, H-B. (2007). Kernfragen reiner Vermögensschäden. In T. Eger, & H-B. Schäfer (Eds.), Ökonomische Analyse der europäischen Zivilrechtsentwicklung: Beiträge zum X. Travemünder Symposium zur ökonomischen Analyse des Rechts, 29. März bis 1. April 2006. (pp. 516-549). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. [details]

2005

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G., & Parisi, F. (2005). The Economics of Tort Law. In J. G. Backhaus (Ed.), Elgar Companion to Law and Economics. (pp. 87-102). Ashgate: Edward Elgar. [details]

2004

  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2004). Gödel, Kaplow, Shavell: consistency and completeness in social decision-making. Chicago-Kent Law Review, 79(2), 497-520. [details]
  • Dari-Mattiacci, G. (2004). The economics of pure economic loss and the internalization of multiple externalities. In W. H. van Boom, H. Koziol, & C. A. Witting (Eds.), Pure economic loss. (pp. 167-190). (Tort and insurance law; No. 9). Wien [etc.]: Springer. [details]
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