Law and Economic Rationality Conference

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Institut Michel Villey (Université Paris II)
Center for the Study of Private Law (Yale Law School)

5/6 July 2016

Paris II – Institut Michel Villey - Salle de Lecture (1, Rue d’Ulm, 5th floor)



DAY ONE – « LAW » AND « ECONOMICS » AS FORMS OF RATIONALITY IN MODERN SOCIETIES

MORNING : 10H-12H30


Introduction (the convenors)

  • Denis Baranger (Paris II) : The Statesman’s Rationality and the Science of Human Happiness (Law, Social Science and Political Economy in the c.18)
  • David Grewal (Yale) : The Political Theology of Laissez Faire : From Philia to Self-Love in Commercial Society
    Discussant : Bruno Deffains (Paris II)
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AFTERNOON : 15H-17H

  • Amnon Lev (Copenhaguen) : Balancing Rationalities in Law : the Case Paschukanis
    Discussant : Gilbert Faccarello (Paris II)

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DAY TWO – LAW, ECONOMICS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR

MORNING : 10H-12H30


  • Genevieve Helleringer (Oxford, Essec) : "Limited Rationality" and its Consequences for Lawyers (a Behavioural Turn for Lawyers ?)
  • Richard Brooks (Columbia) : The Economics of Crime
    (1) How fundamental ideas of a rational criminal theory informs or distorts important contemporary issues, such as « contracting and the organization of private prisons »
    (2) A critique of the punishment-neoliberalism complex visible in the Ferguson Report and everyday practice of profits through punishment

    Discussant : Jeff Fagan (Columbia, TBC)
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AFTERNOON : 15H-17H

  • Daniel Markovitz (Yale) : Good Faith and Reason in Contractual Exchange
  • Benedicte Fauvarque-Cosson (Paris II) : New Trends in the French Contract Law Refom : Towards More Contractual Equilibrium ? Contracts, Markets, and Prices as Forms of Economic Solidarity Discussant : Philippe Stoffel-Munck (Paris I)

Floor :

Kamil Ajji (Paris II), Olivier Beaud (Paris II, TBC), Gregory Bligh (Paris II), Quentin Epron (Paris II), Idris Fassassi (Paris II), Loic Flory (Paris I), Jean Grosdidier (Sciences Po), Patricia Hechavarria (Cuba), Zoé Jacquemin (Paris II), Fernando Kuyven, (Mackenzie, Sao Paulo), Juliette Mignot (Paris II), Julien Naccache (Paris II), Thomas Perroud (Paris II), Philippe Théry (Paris II, TBC)