Ronald Coase Professorship
The Ronald Coase Visiting Professorship in Law and Economics is a visiting chair that aims to bring to Tilburg University and TILEC experienced scholars of academic distinction, who will conduct research and offer seminars of high quality while in residence.
The Ronald Coase Chair in Law and Economics was established in 2008. The late Nobel Memorial Prize Laureate in Economic Sciences Ronald Coase (1910-2013), globally renowned for his pioneering and inspiring work on institutional economics, and transaction costs in particular, gave his personal consent to the establishment of the Chair.
Former Ronald Coase Visiting Professors
Prof. Anne-Lise SibonyUCLouvain (Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium)
Prof. Sibony is a renowned authority in the field of internal market, competition law and consumer law.
During her stay on campus as Ronald Coase Visiting Professor, Prof. Sibony will participate in TILEC activities and actively interact with the TiU community. In addition, she will organise a workshop on conflicts of interests from a behavioural perspective so that the academic community and the students of Tilburg University also benefit from her extensive knowledge and experience.
Gani AldashevThe Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Prof. Aldashev is a renowned authority in the field of organizational economics and economic governance, with a particular focus on developing countries.
During his stay on campus as Ronald Coase Visiting Professor, Prof. Aldashev will participate in TILEC activities and actively interact with the TiU community. In addition, he will teach a masterclass on economic governance in the development context and organize a workshop so that the academic community and the students of Tilburg University also benefit from his extensive knowledge and experience.
Giorgio MontiEuropean University Institute (EUI) in Florence
Giorgi Monti was in this period at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. Professor Monti now holds the Chair in Competition Law at Tilburg Law School.
During his stay in Tilburg as Ronald Coase Professor, Professor Monti collaborated with TILEC researchers working in the area of competition policy and innovation. In addition, he shared his knowledge and expertise with TILEC PhD researchers and prospective PhD students by providing extensive feedback on their doctoral projects. Professor Monti also delivered guest lectures in the advanced competition law classes offered by TILEC at the Tilburg Law School, and gave a presentation titled ‘Excessive pricing: Competition Law in Shared Regulatory Space’ at TILEC Seminars.
Mark SchankermanLondon School of Economics
During his time with TILEC, Professor Schankerman gave a series of lectures on the topic “Patent rights and innovation: From evidence to policy”, where he discussed recent research on five inter-related subject matters:
- technology and product market spillovers and their implications;
- the impact of patents on innovation and knowledge diffusion;
- the impact of patents on capital market access and the market for technology;
- the impact of patents on cumulative innovation;
- the effectiveness of the patent screening process and its policy implications.
Lisa BernsteinChicago Law School
2016 - 2017
The first holder of the Chair for 2016 was Professor Lisa Bernstein from the University of Chicago Law School.
In addition to giving a seminar on the topic “Beyond relational contracts: social capital and network governance in procurement contracts”, Professor Bernstein hosted a PhD workshop on “Presenting American style”, in which TILEC junior members had the opportunity to present their research projects and receive feedback.