Law and Order: How Law and Regulation Can Affect Our Economies

The Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Oliver Wyman Lecture in Finance, Law and Behavioral Studies

Location: EIEF campus, Rome, Italy Date: Nov 26, 2018

Lecture Summary

The EIEF and Oliver Wyman lecture will discuss empirical evidence on the evolution of legal complexity and the quality of the laws over the past 60 years, linking it to political instability. It will provide insights about the impact of legislation quality for the efficiency of the bureaucracy, the working of financial markets and of the economy as a whole.


Luigi Guiso - AXA Professor of Household Finance

Dr. Dirk Bliesener - Partner, Hengeler Mueller

Douglas Elliott - Partner, Financial Services, Oliver Wyman

Danielle Terlizzese - Director, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance


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