Center for Law, Economics and Governance
Law, Finance and Corporate Governance
This research line aims to study the firms’ organization forms and the legal instruments employed to finance the economic activity. The governance structures of the Brazilian companies will be analyzed in an economic, historical and/or comparative perspective, considering as well as their implications to the development of the financial and capital markets.
Institutions of Private Law and Economic Rationality
This research line aims to study the main institutes of the Brazilian private law under the methodology of Law and Economics. For this purpose, it is adopted microeconomic notions and assumptions as a basis to analyze the economic rationalities underlying several rules of civil and commercial law.
Law and Economics in Brazilian Context
This research line aims at investigating the development of the economic analysis of law in roman-germanic legal systems and, particularly, in Brazilian law. It will be examined how and to what extent the characteristics of the Brazilian institutions would require the reformulation of theoretical premises or the devise of new methods and uses of economic tools for analyzing legal problems.