Laarni C. Escresa

Assistant Professor

Education

  • Ph.D., Law and Economics, 2011, University of Bologna and Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • M.A., Law and Economics, 2005, University of Hamburg and Ghent University
  • B.S., Economics, Cum Laude, 1995, University of the Philippines

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 Science21.2: 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?” inThomas 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)

Conference/Workshop Presentations (Selected)

  • International Society for New Institutional Economics Annual Conference 2015, Harvard University
  • Italian Society of Law and Economics Annual Conference 2014, La Sapienza University of Rome
  • University of the Philippines School of Economics Lecture Series 2014, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • International Society of New Institutional Economics Annual Conference 2013, EUI & University of Florence
  • Workshop in comparative criminal law in the Europeanization of substantive criminal law. Humboldt University
  • Florence Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics 2013, University of Florence
  • Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) Seminar Series: Global Law and Policy, EUI
  • Global Governance Program Gourmet Seminar 2013, EUI Florence
  • Latin American and Iberian Law and Economics Association Annual Conference (ALACDE), Universidad de San Martín de Porres
  • International Society of New Institutional Economics Annual Conference 2012, University of Southern California, L.A.
  • American Law and Economics Association Annual Conference 2012, Stanford University
  • 13th Travemünde Biennial Symposium on the Economic Analysis of Law: Economic Analysis of International Law 2012
  • Midterm Meeting of the European Master in Law and Economics Law and Economics 2012, Ghent University
  • Global Governance Program Workshop on “Multi-Mode Governance, Shaping and Being Shaped by Globalization,” 2011 European University Institute (EUI)
  • European Association of Law and Economics Annual Conference 2011, University of Hamburg
  • European Association of Law and Economics Annual Conference 2010, University of Paris II Pantheone-Assas
  • International Workshop Series 2010 College of Law, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Ronald Coase Institute Workshop on Institutional Analysis 2008 Peking University
  • European Association of Law and Economics Annual Conference 2008 University of Haifa
  • European School on New Institutional Economics 2008 Corsica, France

Award, Grants and Fellowships

  • German Research Foundation (Graduate College Hamburg), 2011
  • Marco Polo Research Grant, 2007
  • University of Bologna, Full Ph.D. Scholarship, 2006-2010
  • Erasmus Mundus Scholar, 2004-2005