Tilburg Law and Economics Center

Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)

TILEC supports and stimulates academic research on the governance of economic activity. It fosters academically path breaking and practically relevant research and aims to be a leading center worldwide.


TILEC: Florian Schuett and Panagiotis Delimatsis TILEC is a Center of Excellence delivering first-rate interdisciplinary research on the governance of economic activity. Optimal market design lies at the core of our research, whereas the interdisciplinary method is the unique feature of our Center. Both Dutch and international companies and State regulators have entrusted to TILEC pressing questions that they were unable to answer in-house. Nowadays, TILEC is a vibrant center with over 50 committed members. In 2018, TILEC celebrates its 15th anniversary and is moving decisively towards its vision, that is, to be recognized as a global leader in the interdisciplinary research of economic governance. Check for yourself by scrolling through our website!

Selected publications

  • Sauter, W., & Langer, J. (2017). The consistency requirement in EU law, Columbia Journal of European Law, 20(3), 39-74.
  • Bernal Lobato, N., Carpio, M. A., & Klein, T. (2017). The effects of access to health insurance: Evidence from a regression discontinuity design in Peru. Journal of Public Economics, 154, 122-136.
  • Boone, J., & Schottmuller, C. (2017). Health insurance without single crossing: Why healthy people have high coverage, Economic Journal, 127(599), 84-105.
  • Delimatsis, P. (2017). The evolution of the EU external trade policy in services - CETA, TTIP and TiSA after Brexit, 20:3, Journal of International Economic Law, p.p. 583-625.
  • Suren Gomstsian, Branislav Hock, Annemarie Balvert and Oguz Kiman. Between the green pitch and the red tape: The private legal order of FIFA, Yale Journal of International Law, 2018, 43(1), 86-113 and TILEC DP 2017-003.