Monday, 29 June 2009

What interested me in June

Monday, 22 June 2009

Another week, another conference (3)

Ok, that’s the last time I’ll use this title. This week it’s in Cambridge. First, a workshop on Corporate Governance, Reflexive Regulation and the Financial Crisis (programme available here), as part of an EU funded project on reflexive governance (see here). Then, a Governance Symposium at the Cambridge Judge Business School (programme available here)

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

Another week, another conference (2)

This week it’s a Workshop on Corporate Governance at Copenhagen Business School. The programme can be found here. The keynote speakers are Mark Roe (who presents his recent paper with Jordan Siegel, available here), Randall Morck, and Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes. In one of the workshops I’ll present my paper on Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection: Time Series Evidence about the Differences between French, German, Indian, UK and US Law (available here).

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Another week another conference

This week it is the 27th Seminar on the New Institutional Economics (for the previous years see here). The topic is “Jurimetrics” and it will take place in a monastery (Kloster Eberbach) not far away from Frankfurt.
The papers will be by Joanna Shepherd on “The Politics of Judicial Opposition” (for a related paper see here), Yair Listokin on “If You Give Shareholders Power, Do They Use It? An Empirical Analysis” (available here), Kathryn Zeiler on “The Misuse of Economics Experiments in Legal Analysis”, Daniel Rubinfeld on “Econometric Issues in Antitrust Analysis” (for a related article see here), Theodore Eisenberg et al on “Variability in Punitive Damages: An Empirical Assessment of the US Supreme Court’s Decision in Exxon Shipping Co v Baker” (available here), Holger Spamann on “Legal Origin, Civil Procedure, and the Quality of Contract Enforcement”, and me & Simon Deakin on “Comparative Law and Finance: Past, Present and Future Research (for related papers see here). I am looking forward to it.

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

New UK University Rankings

It’s the time of the year when the new rankings of UK universities are published: here is the one from the Times, here from the Guardian, and here from the complete university guide