Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)
TILEC, a Center of Excellence at Tilburg University, supports and stimulates academic research on the governance of economic activity, aiming to be a global leader in this field. Gathering more than 40 legal scholars and economists at Tilburg University and with over 50 extramural fellows, TILEC fosters academically path breaking and practically relevant research.
Over the years, TILEC has collaborated with academic institutions, public authorities, think tanks, companies and social partners on topics relating to economic regulation, competition and innovation. Such collaborations improved the societal relevance of TILEC's research output and expanded its reach. Based on Social Science Research Network (SSRN) statistics, TILEC currently ranks among the top 5 research centers in law and in economics worldwide. TILEC constantly cultivates new collaborations and partnerships with academic and corporate partners as well as public authorities interested in advancing academic knowledge and regulatory frontiers.
Selected Recent Publications
- Panos Delimatsis, Stephanie Bijlmakers and K. Borowicz (2023)
The Evolution of Transnational Rule-Makers Through Crises - Cambridge University Press.
- Giorgio Monti (2022)
Rebates after the General Court’s 2022 Intel judgment - Common Market Law Review, 60(1), 107–140
- Mark Schankerman and Florian Schuett (2022)
Patent Screening, Innovation, and Welfare - Review of Economic Studies, 89(4), 2101–2148
- Inge Graef and Jens Prüfer (2021)
Governance of Data Sharing: a Law & Economics Proposal - Research Policy, 50(9), 104330, 1-14.
- Georgios Petropoulos and Bert Willems (2020)
Long-term transmission rights and dynamic efficiency - Energy Economics, 88, 104714.
- Cédric Argenton, Damien Geradin, and Andreas Stephan (2020)
EU Cartel Law and Economics - Oxford University Press.
- Inge Graef, Martin Husovec, and Jasper van den Boom (2020)
Spill-overs in data governance: Uncovering the uneasy relationship between the GDPR’s right to data portability and EU sector-specific data access regimes - Journal of European Consumer and Market Law.
Annual report 202201st September 2023
Every year TILEC publishes an annual report which describes our organization, activities, research findings and other achievements in a specific year. The 2022 report has just been published.
Farewell to Eric van Damme: Ministerial policy is too political and lacks sufficient scientific basis16th August 2023
In a time-honored tradition, Eric van Damme, Professor of Economics, rounded off his academic career with a lecture that, in addition to family and friends, was attended by an unprecedented cortege of 50 professors. This speaks volumes about Van Damme’s academic network and the mark he has made as a researcher in a key area of microeconomics: game theory.
Keuzegids Universiteiten 2023: Two top-rated programs and six Bachelor’s programs rank # 124th November 2022
In the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2023, published today, two Bachelor’s programs at Tilburg University are awarded the quality label of "top program," while students have ranked six Tilburg University Bachelor’s programs as the best in their field. In the annual Keuzegids Universiteiten, all academic Bachelor’s programs are compared, largely based on student satisfaction measured through the National Student Survey (NSE).