On the 16th of January 2020 Prof. Yun-chien Chang – one of the world’s leading experts in Empirical Legal Studies – will be visiting EBS Law School. Professor Chang will speak at two exciting events at EBS:
Introduction to Empirical Legal Studies
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 10:15 – 16:00 | Room: Sydney | EBS Law School, Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 3, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany
In this introductory course, Professor Chang will provide an insight into the field of Empirical Legal Studies, providing students and interested academics with the relevant methodological foundations and reporting on his current research.
Do Legal Origins Predict Legal Substance?
Empirical Tests with Property Law and Antitrust Law Data from 91 Countries
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 16:30 – 17:30 | Room: Sydney | EBS Law School, Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 3, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany
In the subsequent lecture, Professor Chang will speak about his most recent research project, in the context of which he will deal with the question of whether legal origin can be used to predict legal substance. Professor Chang examines this widely held assumption empirically with data from 91 countries.