Call for Papers / Submit a Paper

The call for papers for the 35th EALE Annual Conference (University of Milano-Bicocca, 20-22 September, 2018) is closed. 

The submission deadline was April 16, 2018 (extended to April 23, 2018) and the submission system is now closed.

The European Association of Law and Economics welcomes submissions for its 35th annual conference to be held in Milano at the University of Milano-Bicocca on September 20-22, 2018. 

Those interested in presenting a paper are invited to submit their paper following the online procedure at the bottom of this page.

 Papers may be on any topic in or related to Law and Economics including:

  • Administrative Law; Regulation; Taxation; Public Finance
  • Antitrust; Competition Law; Regulated Industries
  • Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Law & CS
  • Behavioral L&E; Law & Decision Theory; Experimental L&E; Methodology
  • Civil and Criminal Procedure; Evidence; Litigation; Settlement; ADR
  • Constitutional Law; Public Choice; Public Law; National Security; Space Law
  • Contracts; Commercial Law; Secured Transactions; Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Law; Governance; Securities Regulation; Law & Finance
  • Crime; Punishment; Criminal Law
  • Employment and Labor; Family Law; Discrimination; Immigration
  • International Law (Public and Private); International Trade; Development
  • Judges; Juries; Judicial Decision Making
  • Jurisprudence; Philosophy; History of L&E Thought
  • Property (including Intellectual Property); Law & Technology
  • Torts; Environmental Law; Health Law; Insurance

Policy papers are eligible if they deal with very important and timely issues. Submissions must be original and not yet published. Submitting a draft is possible, but we will give preference to full papers.


In the submission form you will be asked to indicate whether you are eligible for the Göran Skogh Award for the most promising paper presented at the EALE Conference by a young scholar. To qualify for the award, all of the authors must have obtained their PhD later than May 2016. The winner will receive EUR 1,000.

If you would like your paper to be scheduled on a particular day for religious reasons, please send an email to contextually to the submission. Later scheduling requests will not be considered.

Acceptance will be communicated on or around May 31, 2018.

Confirmation through Registration:

Authors of accepted papers will have two weeks to confirm their attendance by registering to the conference. Papers by authors who are not able to confirm will be excluded from the program. We do this to minimize the number of empty slots at the conference.

Registration will be possible from June 16, 2018.

Registration fee (including EALE membership): €300 for regular participants and €175 for Ph.D. students.

Important dates:
  • Paper submission deadline by: April 16, 2018 — EXTENDED TO APRIL 23, 2018
  • Communication of acceptance by: May 31, 2018 (expected)
  • Final papers due by: August 10, 2018
  • Authors’ registration deadline by: June 30, 2018
  • Final registration deadline for participants who do not present a paper by: August 31, 2018
  • Conference dates: September 20-22, 2018