Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime
The Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime (TWEC) aims to bring together researchers from both sides of the Atlantic to present and discuss their work, allowing for an in-depth interaction between those working on the empirical and theoretical analysis of crime and illegal behaviour.
The 14th edition will be held at The University of Michigan on 6-7 October 2023. The programme is below with an optional link for registration to participate.
Information about the past TWEC editions is available here:
10th TWEC: Sciences-Po (Paris, September 27-28, 2018)
Here is some history about the workshop:
In 2008, Roberto Galbiati and Christian Traxler started to work on setting-up a series of workshops on empirical Law and Economics, with a focus on the Economics of Crime. The aim was to bring together researchers from both sides of the Atlantic to present and discuss their work, allowing for an in-depth scientific interaction between those interested in the empirical analysis crime and illegal behaviour. In response to the first two meetings in Paris (in 2009) and Bonn (in 2010), many fellows expressed their interest to continue with this format. Starting in 2011, the series of annual workshops was continued under the label “Transatlantic Workshops on the Economics of Crime”. It has ever since been organised yearly, in the 1st weekend of October, in a different top European academic institution and is today the oldest and most important academic forum on the economics of crime on this side of the Atlantic!