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Massimiliano Vatiero


Massimiliano Vatiero has been “Brenno Gall” Chair in Economic Analysis of Law since 2010. 

He holds a Ph.D. in Law and Economics from the University of Siena, where he also served as post-doctoral researcher.


Massimiliano Vatiero was visiting scholar at Chicago Kent College of Law for the Spring-term 2009, visiting assistant professor at the Institute of Law and Economics - Hamburg for the Fall-term 2012, visiting researcher at Harvard Law School for the the Fall-term 2013 and for the Fall-term 2014. 

Vatiero works mainly on law and economics, contract theory, corporate governance, and institutional economics. 

His publications have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Kyklos, Journal of Economic Surveys, European Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Institutional Economics, and Journal of Economic Issues. 

He is a member of the advisory board of Italian Society of Law and Economics, a founding member of World Interdisciplinary Network for the Institutional Research, and a member of editorial board of European Journal of Law and Economics.

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