2016 International Conference on Law and Economics

The continuing challenges to society are of a techno-economic and management in nature. Hence, there is a need for formulating efficient policies with the consolidated inputs from technocrats, professionals and practitioners. The conference will emphasize not only the efficacy of prevailing legislation on individual behaviour, societal structure and trends; but also to formulation of workable least cost rules and regulations to promote societal welfare.

The consortium of IIT Kanpur, IIM Ahmadabad and Gujarat National Law University organizes the Second International Workshop on Law and Economics to discuss procedural and substantive rules and regulations of market, non-market and network transactions.

The Conference aims at:

- Establishing a platform to have an interaction with international and national law and economics intellectuals;

- Promotion of interdisciplinary comparative policy oriented academic activities by organizing interaction between scientists, professionals and policy makers which will enhance empirical research on law and economics; and

- Publish the Proceedings of the Conference.

Review Process

We will review the abstracts as per the following guidelines:

  1. Abstracts will be reviewed independently by at least two reviewers, allotted on a random basis;

  2. The review will be based on scientific rigorous of the abstract, original research, and its relevance to the conference themes;

  3. Abstracts will be ranked on a scale from 5 points (excellent/highly appropriate for the conference) to 1 point (not appropriate/rejection);

  4. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by 31th May, 2016 on the basis of the review.