Call for papers: LAWLE 2021

LAWLE 2021

7th Latin American Workshop in Law and Economics
George Mason University, Arlington, VA, USA, November 19, 2021


(Further information will be posted as it becomes available; last updated July 2, 2021)


Seventh Latin American Workshop in Law and Economics

LAWLE 2021

George Mason University, November 19, 2021

George Mason University, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, ITAM, Universidad de los Andes and University of Brasilia invite submissions of research papers for the virtual event Seventh Latin American Workshop in Law and Economics, LAWLE 2021 to be held on November 19, 2021 at the Antonin Scalia Law School, GMU, Arlington, VA.

We are looking for papers that cut across the fields of Law, Economics, Political Science, and related areas. For a better idea of the sort of topics covered in the conference, see programs of previous Lawle at 

Submissions of papers should be made by August 30, 2021

Send submissions in pdf format as e-mail attachment to:

Please, write: “Submission to LAWLE 2021” in the subject field of your e-mail message.

Selection results will be announced by September 20, 2021. 

We look forward to meeting you in November!

Warmest regards,

Nuno Garoupa

President of the Organizing Committee of LAWLE 2021


PROGRAM PAGE (with papers, tba)


Nuno Garoupa (Antonin Scalia Law SchoolGeorge Mason University, GMU), Chair

Mauricio Bugarin (Universidade de Brasília, UnB)

Alvaro Bustos (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, PUC-Chile)

Eleonora Lozano (Universidad de Los Andes, Uniandes)

Joyce Sadka (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, ITAM)


About Mauricio Bugarin

Mauricio Soares Bugarin is full professor at the Economics Department of the University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997 and is currently Leader of the Economics and Politics Research Group (CNPq-UnB). From 2006 to 2011 he was full professor of Economics at Insper Institute, São Paulo, Brazil, where he served as the director of undergraduate studies in Economics and created the joint degree program in Economics and Business Administration. Prof. Bugarin is a research fellow of the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq) and served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Latin American Chapter of the Econometric Society from 2007 to 2011. He has produced numerous research articles published in peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Mathematical Economics, Oxford Academic Papers, Public Choice, and Social Choice and Welfare; a book on the control of public expenditure in Brazil published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation; several academic book chapters; and has received several academic prizes including Brazilian National Treasure Secretariat Prizes (Public Finance), a National Health Economics Prize, and the Haralambos Simeonides Prize for the best article in Economics published in a year by a Brazilian author. Prof. Bugarin’s main interests include public economics, public finance and the relationship between economics and politics. He regularly teaches PhD courses in game theory and mechanism design, the economics of incentives and information and positive political economics.
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