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Louis Visscher

Louis Visscher

Dr. Louis Visscher, LL.M. is Associate Professor of Law and Economics at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE) of the Erasmus School of Law. He studied both Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1993) and Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1994, with honours). He holds a Ph.D. (2005) from the same university. He also is the coordinator of the 'mr.drs.-programma voor economie en rechten', a six-year study programme at the Erasmus University Rotterdam with which talented and motivated students can graduate in both law and economics (bachelor and master level).

Louis teaches the course Economic Analysis of Torts and Insurance in the European Master programme in Law and Economics (EMLE). Furthermore, he teaches in the Dutch course on Law and Economics in the third year of the Rotterdam law bachelor. He provides guest lectures on game theory, damages for fatal and non-fatal injuries and liability of financial supervisors.

Louis is fluent in Dutch and English; he reads German

Ten Most Recent Publications
  • J. Beldowski, K. Metelska-Szaniawska and L.T. Visscher (2011), 'Law and Economics in Poland - the Past and Present at a Glance', in: J. Beldowski, K. Metelska-Szaniawska and L.T. Visscher (Eds.), Polish Yearbook of Law and Economics Vol 1 (2010), Warsaw: Wydawnictwo C.H. Beck sp. z o.o., p. 3-21.
  • L.T. Visscher (2011), 'Wrongfulness as a Necessary Cause of the Losses - Removing an Alleged Difference between Strict Liability and Negligence', Economic Analysis of Law Review 2(2), p. 188-203.
  • M.G. Faure and L.T. Visscher (2011), 'The Role of Experts in Assessing Damages – A Law and Economics Account', European Journal of Risk Regulation 3/2011, p. 376-396.
  • A.M. Pacces and L.T. Visscher (2011), 'Law and Economics - Methodology'. in: B. van Klink and S. Taekema, Interdisciplinary Research into Law, Berlin: Mohr, p., 85-107.
  • L.T. Visscher and T. Schepens (2010), ‘A law and economics approach to cost shifting, fee arrangements and legal expense insurance’, in: M. Tuil and L.T. Visscher (Eds.), New Trends in Financing Civil Litigation in Europe: A Legal, Empirical, and Economic Analysis, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 7-32.
  • M. Tuil and L.T. Visscher (2010), ‘New trends in financing civil litigation in Europe: lessons to be learned’, in: M. Tuil and L.T. Visscher (Eds.), New Trends in Financing Civil Litigation in Europe: A Legal, Empirical, and Economic Analysis, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 175-190.
  • H.O. Kerkmeester and L.T. Visscher (2010), ‘Hoe rechters denken: Richard Posner over het werk van de rechterlijke macht’, Rechtstreeks 2010/4, p. 8-21.
  • A. Ogus and L.T. Visscher (2010),‘A Law and Economics Perspective on Injunctive Relief’, (17) Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, p. 32-47.
  • V. Karapanou and L.T. Visscher (2010), 'Cuantificación de las indemnizaciones por daño extrapatrimonial, según el Análisis Económico del Derecho y el Análisis Económico de la Salud', Jurisprudencia Argentina, Número Especial (2010-I), p. 43-59.
  • V. Karapanou and L.T. Visscher (2010), 'Towards a Better Assessment of Pain and Suffering Damages', (1) Journal of European Tort Law, p. 48-74.
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Working Papers

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Contact Information
Room L5-111
Ph.: +31 10 4081833
Fax: +31 10 4089191
E-mail: visscher@frg.eur.nl

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