The mission of TILEC is: * for participating researchers from the Faculties of Law and Economics, to provide support and to stimulate joint research activities, thereby enhancing the intellectual climate for research at Tilburg University in the area. * towards the outside, TILEC aims to belong to the top in Europe and to be recognized as a leading centre in its areas of activity also in the US. We try to realize this through our research, projects and events . TILEC's main research focus is Market Governance. See: http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/tilec/research/ and http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/tilec/research/program/ The research program includes two main research lines: (i) Institutions, competition and economic regulation; this deals with general institutional aspects and product and service markets. In 2009, TILEC members active in the 'institutions, competition and regulation' research line worked on different themes: - contract law, - competition and competition policy, - innovation, - economic integration, and - sector-specific issues. The TILEC researchers working in this research line can be found here: http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/tilec/people/members/competition (ii) Law and Finance (Corporate governance and financial market regulation); this line focuses on financial markets. TILEC researchers focused on : - banks and - financial markets - the determinants of financial decisions, - corporate governance, and - art markets
TILEC is an interdisciplinary research institute of the Tilburg Law School (TLS) and the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) at Tilburg University. In 2009, TILEC accommodated 58 members. The number of senior members grew from 43 to 45 and the number of junior members was 13. The TILEC researchers working in the research line of Institutions, competition and economic regulation can be found here: http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/tilec/people/members/competition. The TILEC researchers working in the research line of Law and Finance can be found here: http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/tilec/people/members/law-finance.