The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is issuing a call for original research papers to be presented at the Eleventh Annual Conference on Innovation Economics.

The conference will be held at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, IL. The conference will run from approximately 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 to 3:00 P.M. on Friday, June 22, 2018

Conference Objectives

The conference welcomes both empirical and theoretical economic and legal analysis. This interdisciplinary conference will be composed of presentations by researchers in economics and law, and there will be discussants for the papers. In addition, the conference will draw audiences of academics in economics, law, and business, as well as legal and business practitioners, government officials, and public policy makers.

Papers for the conference should be submitted to the following email address:


  • Conference Papers Submission Deadline: February 5, 2018.
  • Notification Deadline: Authors will be notified of decisions on or around March 21, 2018.


Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611-3069
(312) 503-3100

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