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SWPS Researchers Receive Over 4M in Grants from NCN

OVER 4M IN GRANTS FROM NCNSeveral psychologists, social scientists and culture experts from SWPS University have been awarded over PLN 4 million in research grants from the National Science Center (NCN).

Confronting obesity: Co-creating policy with adolescents

Researchers from SWPS University will participate in a Horizon 2020 international research project, CO-CREATE, aimed at reducing childhood obesity and its co-morbidities by working with adolescents to create, inform and disseminate obesity-preventive evidence-based policies.

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5th POLISH Law AND ECONOMICS conference


The phrase "law and economics" refers to the application of economic theory to the analysis of law. In this approach economic concepts are used to explain the effects of law. Experts in this field assess which laws and regulations are economically efficient.


19-20 2017


Call for Papers

We are inviting papers on any topics within, or related to, Law and Economics, including:

Property Law
Tort Law
Contracts and Contractual Regulation
Criminal Law
Corporate Law and Economics and Corporate Governance
Competition Law
Constitutional and Administrative Law and Economics
European and International Law and Economics
Economics of the Legal Process
Law and Public Policy
Market and Non-market Regulation
Bankruptcy and Financial Regulation
Behavioral Law and Economics

Keynote Speaker

J Rachlinski Cornell

Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Cornell Law School at Cornell University, USA

Professor of Law at Cornell University Law School, where he teaches courses on civil procedure, torts, environmental law, administrative law, business organizations, and social & cognitive psychology for lawyers. He has a J.D. and Ph.D. (Psychology) from Stanford University. He has authored dozens of articles on the application of psychology and behavioral economic principles to law and legal institutions.

Professor Rachlinski has offered new perspectives on the influence of human psychology on decision-making by courts, administrative agencies, and regulated communities. He is a founding co-editor of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies and serves on the Board of Directors of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies.


  • Polish Association of Law & Economics
  • Warsaw School of Economics
  • Centre for Economic Analyses of Public Sector, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw
  • SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities

in cooperation with student associations of the University of Warsaw and Warsaw School of Economics




SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Aleja Niepodległości 162, Warsaw


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