Laarni C. Escresa

Assistant Professor

Education

  • Ph.D., Law and Economics, University of Bologna and Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • M.A., Law and Economics, University of Hamburg and Ghent University
  • B.S., Economics, University of the Philippines Diliman

Academic Positions

  • Jean Monnet Fellow, 2012 – 2013, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, Global Governance Program, European University Institute
  • PostdocResearch Fellow. 2011 – 2012, Institute of Law and Economics, University of Hamburg
  • Scholar in Residence, 2010, International Program in Law and Economics (IPLE), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Publications

A. Refereed Journals

  • “A New Measure of Cross-National Corruption,” World Bank Economic Review doi: 10.1093/wber/lhv031 (2015), coauthored with Lucio Picci
  • “Measuring Judicial Ideal Points in New Democracies: The Case of the Philippines,” Asian Journal of Law and Society 1.1:125-164 (2014), coauthored with Lucia Dalla Pellegrina and Nuno Garoupa
  • “Testing the Logic of Strategic Defection: The Case of the Philippine Supreme Court, An Empirical Analysis 1986-2010,”Asian Journal of Political Science 21.2: 189-212 (2013), coauthored with Nuno Garoupa
  • “Judicial Politics in Unstable Democracies: The Case of the Philippine Supreme Court, An Empirical Analysis, 1986-2010” Asian Journal of Law and Economics 3:1-37 (2012), coauthored with Nuno Garoupa.

B. Book Chapters and Other publications

  • “Social Stigma,” in Francesco Parisi (ed.), Production of Legal Rules: Encyclopedia of Law and Economics Vol. 7 2nd Edition,pp. 205-227 (Elgar, 2012), coauthored with Michael Faure.
  • “Comment on Christian Haberli,Foreign Direct Investment in Agriculture: Land Grabbing or Food Security Improvement?” in Thomas Eger and Stefan Voigt (eds.) An Economic Analysis of International Law: Contributions to the 13th Travemünde Symposium on the Economic Analysis of Law (March 29-31, 2012)(Mohr Siebeck, Forthcoming)
  • “Straffen en het Welzijn van de Maatschappij” (Transl. ‘Penalties and Welfare of the Society’ A Synopsis of Ph.D. thesis Reexamining the Role of Incarceration and Stigma in Criminal Law in Dutch) Nederlands Jurisdenblad 87:510-511 (2012)