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!
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).
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!