Romain Espinosa

Chargé de Recherche CNRS

Centre de Recherche en Économie et Management - CREM (TEPP)

Université de Rennes 1, 7 Place Hoche, 35065 Rennes Cedex

Membre associé au Centre de Recherche en Économie et Droit (CRED, Univ. Paris 2)

Email: romain.espinosa[at]univ-rennes1.fr

Curriculum Vitae: [English] [French]

Pages: [Orcid] [Publons] [LinkedIn]

CNRS: Rank 1: 4 - Rank 2: 7 - Rank 3: 1.

Research Interests

  • Law and Economics : Legal & Social Norms, Labor Courts (Conseils de Prud'hommes).
  • Public Choice : Votes, Political Preferences.
  • Applied Econometrics.
  • Vegan Economics. See our dedicated website [AVCA]

Selected Publications

  • Scamming and the Reputation of Drug Dealers on Darknet Markets, Forthcoming, International Journal of Industrial Organization. [WP]
  • Laws and Norms: Experimental Evidence with Liability Rules, Forthcoming, International Review of Law and Economics, with B. Deffains and C. Fluet [WP June 2019]
  • Labor Market and Access to Justice, International Review of Law and Economics, 2018, Vol. 54, pp. 1-16, with C. Desrieux and M. Ferracci [Link] [WP]
  • Political Self-Serving Bias and Redistribution , Journal of Public Economics, Feb. 2016, Vol. 134, pp. 67-74, with B. Deffains and C. Thöni. [Link] [WP]

Working Papers

  • The General versus Specific Deterrence Effects of Expungements: Experimental Evidence, Work in Progress, with R. Romaniuc, G. DeAngelo, B. Deffains, M. Mungan [WP April 2019]
  • Debiasing Preferences over Redistribution: An Experiment, Work in Progress, with B. Deffains and C. Thöni [WP May 2019]
  • Do People Really Want to Get Informed? Ex-ante Evaluations of Information Campaign Effectiveness, Work in Progress, with J. Stoop [WP August 2019]
  • Animal welfare: Antispeciesism, veganism and a “life worth living”, Work in Progress, with N. Treich [WP August 2019]

Publications in International Journals

  • Correction Activities by French Supreme Courts and Control over their Dockets, Revue d'Économie Politique, 2019, Vol. 129, Issue 2, pp. 169-204, with P. Bentata and Y. Hiriart [Link]
  • Case Selection and Judicial Decision-Making: Evidence from French Labor Courts, European Journal of Law and Economics, 2019, Vol. 47, Issue 9, pp. 57-88, with C. Desrieux [Link] [WP]
  • Aspiring top civil servants’ distrust in the private sector, Revue d'Économie Politique, 2018, Vol. 128, Issue 6, pp. 1047-1088, with A. Boring and C. Desrieux [WP]
  • State Provision of Constitutional Goods , Constitutional Political Economy, March 2016, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 1-40. [Link] [WP]
  • Fewer Courts, Less Justice, European Journal of Law and Economics, April 2017, Vol. 43, Issue 2, with C. Desrieux and H. Wan [Link] [WP]
  • Constitutional Judicial Behavior: Exploring the Determinants of the Decisions of the French Constitutional Council , Review of Law and Economics June 2017, Vol. 13, Issue 2 [Link][WP]
  • Lawmaking as an Endogenous Process, CESifo Economic Studies, 2014, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. 463-489. [Link]

Publications in French

  • La barémisation des indemnités pour licenciement abusif : quelques éléments d’analyse empirique, Revue Économique, À paraître, avec C. Desrieux
  • L'éléphant dans la pièce : Pour une approche économique de l’alimentation végétale et de la condition animale , Revue d’économie politique, 2019, Vol. 129, Issue. 3, pp. 287-324. [Document de travail]
  • Enjeux et perspective de l'analyse économique des conseils de prud'hommes, Revue Française d'Économie, Juillet 2017, Vol. 23, avec C. Desrieux [Published Version]
  • L’indépendance du Conseil constitutionnel français en question, Cahiers de la Justice, Numéro 4, 2015 [Published Version]
  • Conseils de Prud’hommes, Syndicats et résolution des litiges : une analyse économique ; avec C. Desrieux Cahiers de la Justice, Numéro 4, 2015 [Published Version]

Teaching

  • Experimental Law and Economics [M2] (Univ. Paris 2, 2017-2018; 2018-2019): 25 students (20 hours x 1 group)
  • Economics of eReputation [DU niveau M2] (Univ. Paris 2, 2017-2018; 2018-2019): 20 students (6 hours x 1 group)
  • Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Policy Makers [L2] (Sciences Po, 2016): 22 students (24 hours x 1 group)
  • Introductory Econometrics [L3] (Univ. Paris 2, 2016): 60 students (20 hours x 3 groups)
  • Introductory Econometrics [L3 (Univ. Paris 2, 2015): 80 students (20 hours x 4 groups)
  • Introductory Econometrics [L3] (Univ. Paris 2, 2014): 90 students (20 hours x 4 groups)