The mission of the Law & Economics Center is to serve as a nexus for academic research and education that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues confronting policymakers nationwide. Learn more.
Law & Economics Center Divisions
The Law & Economics Center is comprised of six divisions:
The Mason Judicial Education Program is the nation’s preeminent provider of high-quality, balanced judicial education seminars and conferences that focus on economics, finance, accounting, statistics, and the scientific method.
The Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies promotes law and economics scholarship by funding faculty research and hosting policy-relevant research roundtables and academic conferences.
The Mason Attorneys General Education Program offers courses that provide broad-based understanding of economic and public policy issues to state attorneys general and their staff lawyers.
The Congressional Civil Justice Academy provides balanced educational programs on a range of civil litigation issues for the benefit of Members of the U.S. Congress, their staff, and their constituents.
The Program on Economics and Privacy produces timely and original economic analyses of the privacy, data security, competition, and consumer protection issues intrinsic to the modern, digital economy, and introduces this analysis into public policy discussions by generating education programs and hosting forums in which scholars, thought leaders, and policymakers can share research and insights.
The Program on Financial Regulation and Technology offers research, education, and outreach programs that inform and challenge conventional thinking about the effectiveness and efficiencies of regulation; develops policy approaches derived from market-based knowledge and incentives; and fosters regulatory policies that both facilitate technological innovation and anticipate new threats and challenges.