Call for Papers / Submit a Paper

The 37th EALE Annual conference is closed. The submission deadline was April 6, 2020 (extended to April 20th) and the submission system is closed.

Acceptance will be communicated on or around May 25, 2020.

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
  • 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
  • Property (including Intellectual Property); Law & Technology
  • Torts; Environmental Law; Health Law; Insurance
  • Privacy/Big Data/Cyber/AI
  • Other topics

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.

You can submit no more than 2 papers. No person may present more than once during the conference. If you have two papers accepted, you may present one, but if the paper is co-authored, your co-author could present the second paper.


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 2018. The winner will receive EUR 1,000, to be shared among the authors.

Acceptance will be communicated on or around May 25, 2020.

Confirmation through Registration:

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

See the registration webpage for more information.

Important dates:
  • Paper submission deadline by: April 20, 2020
  • Communication of acceptance by: May 25-30, 2020 (expected)
  • Final papers due by: August 30, 2020
  • Authors’ registration deadline by: August 25, 2020
  • Final registration deadline for participants who do not present a pape: at your earliest convenience, possibly no later than September 20, 2020
  • Conference dates: September 24-25, 2020