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About Nuno Garoupa

Nuno Garoupa is Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development & Faculty Director of Graduate Studies, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School. Previously, he taught at Texas A&M University School of Law (2015-2018), University of Illinois College of Law (2007-2015), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal (2001-2007) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (1998-2001). He served as President of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, Lisbon, Portugal (2014-2016). Currently, he also holds the Chair in Research Innovation, Católica Global School of Law, Lisbon, Portugal (since 2015). Professor Garoupa received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of York (UK), also holds an LLM from the University of London. He has a long established research interest in the economics of law and legal institutions and comparative judicial politics. He is the current President of the Spanish Association of Law and Economics (2017-2020). He has served as Vice-President of the European Association of Law and Economics (2004-2007), Member of the Boards of the International Society for New Institutional Economics (2006-2009) and of the Latin America and Caribbean Law and Economics Association (2009-2011), and co-editor of the Review of Law and Economics (2004-2010) and of the International Review of Law and Economics (since 2012). He has been awarded the Spanish Julian Marias Research Prize (2010) and the NSF Award in Law and Social Science (2017) for a conference project on “Facilitating Empirical Studies of Judicial Behavior on Constitutional Courts from a Comparative Perspective.”

Positions

August 2018 - Present Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development & Faculty Director of Graduate Studies, George Mason University ‐ Antonin Scalia Law School
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February 2015 - Present Chair in Research Innovation, Católica Global School of Law
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September 2015 - August 2018 Professor of Law & Convener, Program of Law and Social Science, Texas A&M University School of Law
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June 2013 - August 2016 Member of the Board and President, Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos
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August 2007 - February 2015 Professor of Law, H. Ross and Helen Workman Research Scholar & Co-Director of the Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science, University of Illinois - College of Law
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January 2008 - August 2009 Research Professor, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados ‐ IMDEA Ciencias Sociales
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June 2007 - May 2009 Research Professor of Law (20%), University of Manchester ‐ School of Law
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September 2001 - August 2007 Professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa ‐ School of Economics and Business
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September 1998 - August 2001 Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra ‐ Department of Economics and Business
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines


Research Interests

Law and Economics, Comparative Law, Comparative Judicial Politics, and Empirical Legal Studies

Grants

2017 - 2018 Facilitating Empirical Studies of Judicial Behavior on Constitutional Courts from a Comparative Perspective
NSF - 1744299
Law and Social Science
Role: PI
Colleague(s): Lydia Tiede; Rebecca Gill
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Honors and Awards

  • Prize “Julián Marías” 2010 (Social Sciences Researcher below 40), Madrid, Spain
  • Searle-Kauffman Fellow in Law, Innovation, and Growth, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law, 2009-2010


Education

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2003 - 2005 LLM, University of London
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1994 - 1998 D.Phil., University of York ‐ Deparment of Economics
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1993 - 1994 M.Sc. Economics, Queen Mary College, University of London ‐ Department of Economics
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1988 - 1992 Economics, Licenciatura, Universidade Nova de Lisboa ‐ School of Economics and Business
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Contact Information

Texas A&M University School of Law
1515 Commerce St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Books (6)

Contributions to Books (18)

Articles (84)