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New Law, Society and Economy working paper series launched at LSE

The LSE Law Department has launched a new working paper series on Law, Society and Economy.

The series will focus on interdisciplinary legal scholarship in all subject areas from members of the LSE's Law Department, doctoral students and visiting scholars. It is edited by Julia Black|, David Kershaw| and Nico Krisch| of the Law Department, with Alejandro Chehtman as assistant editor.

The first papers published cover a wide range of topics:

  • Professor Giandomenico Majone, European University Institute, uses the economic theory of clubs to conceptualise the EU's political and constitutional trajectory
  • Sivaramjani Thambisetty, a lecturer in intellectual property law at LSE, argues that patents should be understood as credence goods, and explores the practical and theoretical implications of this claim
  • Hans Lindahl, associate professor at Tilburg University, develops a theory of distributive justice for immigration policy;
  • Francesca Klug, professorial research fellow at LSE, asks whether the UK needs a Bill of Rights.

Papers will be made available online at http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/law/wps/wps.htm|.

For more information please email law.working.papers@lse.ac.uk|.


18 July  2007