Feb 13, 10:00 AM in ICT-315 guest lecture by Prof. Alexander J. Wulf "Law,Innovation and Economic Growth"
On Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 10 AM the eGovTech team of Software Science Department is hosting a guest lecture "Law,Innovation and Economic Growth" by Prof Alexander J. Wulf (SRH Hochschule Berlin, Germany) in ICT-315.
The lecture deals with the relationship between law, technological innovation and economic growth.
During the lecture we will investigate how a stable legal framework allows businesses to create innovations which in turn lead to economic growth. We will review classical economic innovation theory, the innovation process in Silicon Valley and current research results on law and economic development.
Prof. Dr. iur. Alexander J. Wulf, MSc (LSE), MLB (BLS/WHU) is a professor of business law at SRH Hochschule Berlin – The International Management University. He is interested in the interdependence of law and economics, the role of law and legal institutions in economics and the application of empirical methodology to the study of law. His research focuses particularly on the empirical analysis of European Union commercial law. He currently holds a research grant from the German Research Foundation for the project “The ABC of Online Disclosure Duties” which aims to develop European guidelines that national enforcement authorities could apply to uniformly assess the transparency of online consumer information. Alexander J. Wulf studied law, business and economics, and research methods (2003 - 2013) at the London School of Economics, the Bucerius Law School, the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and SRH Hochschule Berlin. He was a visiting professor at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Calcutta (2016), a lecturer and research associate at the Institute of Law and Economics, University of Hamburg (2015-2017), co-organizer of a quantitative legal research project at the Institute of European and Comparative Law at the University of Oxford (2011-2012) and conducted a qualitative research project at the Global Center of Excellence of Kyoto University (2009). Since 2016 he is also a lecturer at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg.