Fifth Empirical Legal Studies Workshop

29Jan2018 08:30


Fifth meeting in a series of Workshops on Empirical Legal Studies co-organized by the universities of Amsterdam (UvA), Rotterdam (EUR) and Leiden

Following the 2016 First Conference in Empirical Legal Studies in Europe (CELSe), the universities of Amsterdam (UvA), Rotterdam (EUR) and Leiden co-organize a series of Workshops on Empirical Legal Studies. This  fifth meeting will be held at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam. Previous meetings were hosted by UvA (October 2016), EUR (May 2017), UvA (May 2017), and Leiden (October 2017).

Sessions and speakers

Keynote speaker: Yun-chien Chang (Academia Sinica)

Redrawing the Legal Family Tree: Empirical Comparative Law Using Data on Property Doctrine (with Nuno Garoupa and Martin Wells)

Session I: Surveys and observational data

  • Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius (UvA)
  • Goanta Catalina (Maastricht U) and Mathias Siems (Durham U)
  • Adi Leibovitch (Hebrew U)
  • Ingo Venzke (UvA)

Session II: Machine Learning and observational data (cont’d)

  • Arthur Dyevre (KU Leuven)
  • Peter Grajzl (Wash and Lee U)
  • Jon Zytnick (Columbia U)

Session III: Field experiments and observational data (cont’d)

  • Marco Fabbri (EUR)
  • Marcello Puca (U Bergamo)
  • Carsten Gerner-Beuerle (LSE) and Tom Kirchmaier (LSE)
  • Roberto Ippoliti (U Turin)

Attendance and registration

Participation is free but a sit will be guaranteed only to those who register by January 20th at We can host only about 30 people, we will give priority to early registrations. Please indicate any dietary restriction.

IVIR Documentation Room (5th floor)

  • Roeterseilandcampus - gebouw A

    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166 | 1018 WV Amsterdam

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