Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Guest Blogger: Anne van Aaken

It's IntLawGrrls' great pleasure to welcome Prof. Dr. iur. et lic. rer.pol. Anne van Aaken (left) as today's guest blogger.
The Max-Schmidheiny Tenure Track Professor for Law and Economics, Public, International and European Law at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Anne was a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, Germany, in 2010-11, and has taught as a guest professor in Asia, Africa and Latin America. She holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland as well as doctorate in law. She is admitted to the bar in Germany.
Vice-President of the European Association of Law and Economics, Anne is a member of the Programmatic Steering Board of the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law, and also of both the Investment Committee and the Committee on Non-State Actors of the International Law Association.
Anne has published widely; her international law research focuses especially on international investment law and its interaction with other areas of international law, such as international legal theory and behavioral law and economics. Other topics of her research are corruption and state liability.
In her guest post below, Anne describes her current paper, to be presented in Bern, Switzerland, next month. Coauthored with Tobias A. Lehmann, her research assistant and a candidate for a master's in law and economics at St. Gallen, the paper explores links between international investment law and sustainable development.
Heartfelt welcome!

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