NLU Delhi in association with the Indian Association of law and economics is organizing the 8th International Conference on Law and Economics from November 12 to 13, 2022 and is making a call for papers.
ABOUT NLU DELHI
Established in 2008, the National Law University Delhi is a premier law university in India that aims to evolve and impart comprehensive and interdisciplinary legal education. The university aims to shape its students as instruments of change who will be equipped to address the imperatives of the new millennium while upholding constitutional values. It takes pride in its effective and impact-driven research and scholarship that has brought both national and international recognition to its name.
ABOUT THE INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF LAW AND ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION
The Indian Association of Law and Economics Association (IALE) was formed at the International Conference on Law and Economics, on 3-4 September 2016 at IIT Kanpur. At the said conference, IALE was conceptualized by the Consortium of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad. The Association works on socio-economic-legal and technological challenges relevant at the National and International levels through research initiatives and policy research through conferences, seminars and workshops.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The field of economic analysis of law or the microeconomic analysis of efficiency in particular has arguably emerged as one of the influential theories of jurisprudence since the 1960s. The discipline has been steadily making inroads into India as scholars and policy-makers note how comparative law lends itself to the comparative economic analysis of law. Law and Economics have come to be more closely related in the globalized world. While the language and reasoning of economic analysis started appearing in the Indian courts only recently, the discipline can provide relevant and deeper insights to a number of contemporary Indian legal issues. Economics renders a practical way of assessing the effectiveness of laws and policy which further assists the state in achieving the objective of economic development and overall growth. Hence, it is essential to acknowledge the related law and economics shared in the new world order.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The two-day Eighth International Conference on Law and Economics is being jointly organized by the National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) & Indian Association of Law and Economics (IALE) and will be held on November 12th – 13th, 2022. The ICLE, 2022 is inviting scholars from across disciplines to contribute to various themes in the
field of Law and Economics.
The contributions can be in the form of:
(a) Original and unpublished Research Paper; or
(b) An Essay.
The theme of the conference is centred around understanding the interface between law and economics while exploring the role of economic analysis in varied fields like Consumer Law, Intellectual Property, Corporate Law, Competition law, Property law, Contract, etc. among others. This conference would be the 8th in the series of International Conferences on Law and Economics.
- Law and Economics:
(i) Public Policy
(ii) Behavioural Law and Economics
(iii) Welfare Economics
(iv) Economic analysis of Law
(v) Decision Making in reference to Risk and Insurance under ‘Uncertainty’.
- Consumer Law and Economics:
(i) Data Protection and Consumer Law.
(ii) Mandatory Disclosure and Consumer Law.
(iii) Transparency and Consumer Law related to Mortgage loans.
- Intellectual Property Law and Economics:
(i) The philosophical foundations of Intellectual Property Laws and paradigm of law and
(ii) The proprietary model of Intellectual Property and Economics.
- Corporate Law and Economics:
(i) Implications of economic changes on issues of capital such as IPOs and FPOs.
(ii)Economic analysis vis a vis enactment of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
(iii) Analysis of the impact of corporate governance reforms on economic growth.
(iv) Financial market regulation and economics.
- Competition Law and Economics:
(i) Influence of Law and Economics on Regulations and Antitrust Law
(ii) Application of Economic tools to competition law analysis
(ii) Horizontal/Vertical Agreements and Economic Analysis
(iii) Abuse of Dominance and its Economic Analysis
(iv) Mergers and Acquisitions and Applicability of Economics
- Property Law and Economics:
(i) An Economic theory of Property.
(ii) Transaction Costs and Property: An Economic Survey.
(iii) Protecting property rights, claiming damages and injunctions.
(iv) What can we own privately? The interface of Property Law and Economics.
- Tort Law and Economics:
(i) Approaching Contributory and Comparative Negligence in Law and Economics.
(ii) Economics of Joint and Several liabilities.
(iii) Tort Damages, Punitive Damages and non-pecuniary losses.
(iv) Tort Law and Liability Insurance.
- Criminal Law and Economics:
(i) Economics and increase in crime rate.
(ii) Economics and Adjudication under Criminal Law.
(iii) An economic theory of Crime and Punishment.
(iv) Applying Rational Crime Model to Public Policy.
- Contract Law and Economics:
(i) Bargain Theory and Contracts.
(ii) Contractual Mistake, Misrepresentation and Economics.
(iii) Gratuitous promises.
(iv) Foreseeability of Damages.
- Economics and Regulations:
(i) Economic Analysis: Effectiveness of Regulations
ii) Role of Regulators
iii) Regulatory Compliance and Cost Benefit Analysis
iv) Regulatory Governance and its tools
- Poverty and Economics:
(i) Information Economics and Private Ownership.
(ii) Patents and Poverty: The role of economics
(iii) Migrants, Property and Poverty.
- Labour Law and Economics:
(i) Labour’s labour and Employers’ choice to employ and economic principles.
(ii) Economic implications of Labour related Laws on Business.
(iii) Labour, Employment and Law at workplace.
- Gender and Economics:
i) Gender Inequalities and related economic implications
ii) Gender Equality and Economic Growth
iii) Impediments and Challenges in current times
- Technology, Data, Artificial Intelligence and Economics:
i) Big Data and Economic Policy
ii) Artificial Intelligence and Economic Growth – Benefits and challenges
iii) AI’s Impact on market participants and ancillary issues
TIMELINE OF THE CONFERENCE
- Last date of submission of Abstract: July 5, 2022
- Date of communication of Acceptance of the Abstract: July 15, 2022
- Date of Submission of Final Research Paper: September 5, 2022
- Notification of Final Acceptance: September 15, 2022
- Last date of registration for the Conference: September 30, 2022
We will review the papers as per the following guidelines:
- Papers will be reviewed independently by at least two scholars through a double-blind peer-review process, allotted on a random basis;
- The review will be based on the scientific rigour of the paper, the originality of the research, and its relevance to the conference themes; Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by 15th September 2022 on the basis of the review. The university may publish selected papers of high quality appropriately.
GUIDELINES FOR THE ABSTRACTS
(a) Abstracts should not exceed 350 words. (word format)
(b) Font and Font Size: Times New Roman, 12, Line spacing 1.5 and Alignment ‘justify’.
(c) Abstract should mention the following specific details on the front page:
● Name of the Author
● Contact Number
● Email Id
● Title of the Submission
GUIDELINES FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
- Length of full paper: Not more than 3,500 words (excluding footnotes and title)
- Font and Font Size: Times New Roman, 12, Line spacing 1.5 and Alignment, ‘justify’
- Footnotes: Font ‘Times New Roman, Font Size 10, line spacing 1.5
- Follow the Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th Edition) for footnoting.
- Policy papers will be eligible only if they cover important and contemporary issues.
- Submissions must be original and not yet published.
- Co-authorship is allowed up to 2 authors excluding the main author.
- In case there are multiple authors for the selected manuscripts, only one author would be allowed to present at the conference.
- Payment of Registration fees is mandatory for both presenters and the attendees.
- For Presenters:
(a) For Indian Students/Research scholars: 1500 INR
(b) For Teachers: 3500 INR
(c) For Indian Industry Professionals: 5000 INR
(d) For Students (Foreign Nationals): 55 USD
(e) For Teachers & Professionals (Foreign Nationals): 100 USD
2. For Attendees
For Indian participants: 1000 INR
For Foreign participants: 100 USD
● Registration fee includes meals and refreshments.
● Registration fee does not include accommodation, travel (international/national and local transportation. Details regarding logistics/possible accommodation nearby would be provided in the webpage of the Conference – https://nludelhi.ac.in/icle.aspx
Link for Abstract Submission – https://forms.gle/ECo1dRK2LQV7KFig8
For Payment of Registration fee as Presenter or Attendee – https://forms.gle/cgP9x7rKYUtUPk1Z7
BEST PAPER AWARD:
(a) Best Paper: 10,000 INR
(b) 2nd Best Paper: 5,000 INR
(c) 3rd Best Paper: 2,500 INR
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