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Luigi Alberto Franzoni

Full Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/03 Public Economics

Coordinator of PhD Programme of European Doctorate in Law And Economics

Research

Keywords: IPRs tort law and economics law and economics

Economic analysis of the law, intellectual property, tort law and economics.

Publications

  1. "Legal Change in the Face of Risk-Averse Subjects: A Generalization of the Theory" American Law and Economics Review, (Fall 2019), 21 (2): 394–430 (link)
  2. "Liability law under scientific uncertainty", in American Law and Economics Review (Fall 2017), 19 (2): 327-360 (link)
  3. “Correlated accidents”, in American Law and Economics Review (Fall 2016) 18 (2): 358-384 (link).
  4. “The optimal scope of trade secrets law”, with A. Kaushik, International Review of Law and Economics, 2016, vol. 45, 45-53 (link).
  5. “Innovative negligence rules”, with Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci, in American Law and Economics Review, 2014, 16/2, 333-365. 2014 Distinguished Article Prize of the ALER (link)
  6. “Weak Intellectual Property Rights, Research Spill-Overs and The Incentive to Innovate”, with V. Denicolò, in American Law and Economics Review, 2012, 14/1, 111-140 (link)
  7. “Rewarding innovation efficiently: the case for exclusive IP rights,” in Regulating Innovation: Competition Policy and Patent Law Under Uncertainty, G. Manne and J. Wright, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  8. “Transmitters and receivers' investment to avoid interference: Is there an optimal regime?” with P. Crocioni, Telecommunications Policy , 2011, 35 (6), 568-578 (ssrn).
  9. “On the Winner-Take-All Principle in Innovation Races,” with V. Denicolò, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 1133–1158.
  10. “Tax evasion and avoidance”, in Criminal law and economics, edited by Nuno Garoupa, Edward Elgar, 2009, 290 – 319 (SSRN).
  11. “The contract theory of patents in perspective”, in Internationalization of the Law and its Economic Analysis: Festschrift für Hans-Bernd Schäfer, edidted by T. Eger, J. Bigus, C. Ott, and G. von Wagenheim, Gabler, 103-114 (see here).
  12. Economia e Politica Economica del Diritto, with Daniela Marchesi, Il Mulino ottobre 2006.
  13. “Innovation, duplication and the contract theory of patents”, with Vincenzo Denicolò, in The economics of Innovation: Incentives, Cooperation, and R&D Policy, R. Cellini and L. Lambertini eds., Elsevier (at SSRN).
  14. "Patents, secrets, and the first inventor defense", with Vincenzo Denicolò, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2004, 13/3, 517-538.
  15. "Discretion in tax enforcement", Economica, 2004, 71/283, 369-389.
  16. "Evasione fiscale e nuove modalità di accertamento: una introduzione all'analisi economica", with Luigi Bernardi, Rivista di Diritto Finanziario e Scienza delle Finanze, parte prima, 3-41, 2004.
  17. "The contract theory of patents", with Vincenzo Denicolò, International Review of Law and Economics, 23 (2004), 365-380.
  18. Introduzione all'economia del diritto, Il Mulino, luglio 2003.
  19. "Amnesties, settlements, and optimal tax enforcement", Economica, 2000, vol. 57, 153-176.
  20. "Tax evasion and tax compliance,", Encyclopedia of Law and Economics vol. 4, 51-94, edited by B. Bouckaert and G. De Geest, Edward Elgar, UK and University of Ghent, Belgium, 1999 (SSRN) .
  21. "Negotiated enforcement and credible deterrence", The Economic Journal, 1999, vol. 109, 509-535.
  22. "Imperfect competition in certification markets," pp. 158-176, in Organized interests and self-regulation: An economic approach, a cura di B. Bortolotti e G. Fiorentini, Oxford University Press (ssrn).
  23. "Independent auditors as fiscal gatekeepers," International Review of Law and Economics, 1998, 18/4, 365-384 (paper).
  24. "Punishment and grace: On the economics of tax amnesties," Public Finance/Finances Publiques, vol. 3, 1996, pp. 353-368 (paper).

Work in progress

Prevention policy that mitigates ex-ante uncertainty