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Prof. Gerard Hertig

The Professorship of Law is part of the Center for Law & Economics within the Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences at ETH Zurich. The professorship focuses on banking, financial services, corporate governance and EU integration.



Workshop & Lecture Series in Law & Economics: Presentations by Scott Barrett (Columbia)

On Tuesday, May 3, and Wednesday, May 4, we'll have Prof. Scott Barrett (Columbia) as our guest. His Tuesday presentation on "International Cooperation" starts at 16:15 in the University of Zurich room RAK E 8. The Wednesday presentation on "Tipping Versus Cooperating to Supply a Public Good" starts at 16:15 in the ETH Zurich room IFW A 32.1. All presentations are open to the public, so see you there! Read more 


ISTP lecture series: Presentation by Carsten Fink (World Intellectual Property Organization)

On April 26, Carsten Fink (Chief Economist of the World Intellectual Property Organization) will give a presentation on "Breakthrough Innovation and Economic Growth" as part of ETH Zurich’s Institute for Science, Technology and Policy lecture series. The presentation will from 17:15 to 18:30 in UNO B 11 (Universitätsstrasse 41). Read more 


Ph.D. defense by Jens Frankenreiter on Judges, Politics, and the Law

On April 22, Jens Frankenreiter, a Ph.D. student at the Center for Law & Economics, successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on "Judges, Politics, and the Law". The thesis uses quantitative empirical methods to investigate the behavior of judges in Europe and in the United States. Congratulations! Read more 

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