Nuno Garoupa is currently Professor of Law & Convener, Program of Law and Social Science, Texas A&M University School of Law (since 2015) and Chair in Research Innovation, Católica Global School of Law, Lisbon, Portugal (since 2015). He has been awarded the Spanish Julián Marías Research Prize (2010) and the NSF Award in Law and Social Science (2017) for a conference project on “Facilitating Empirical Studies of Judicial Behavior on Constitutional Courts from a Comparative Perspective.”

Short Bio:

Nuno Garoupa served as President of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, Lisbon, Portugal (2014-2016) and taught at the University of Illinois College of Law (2007-2015), University of Manchester School of Law, UK, (2007-2009), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal (2001-2007) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (1998-2001). He was affiliated with FEDEA, Madrid, Spain (2006-2012) and CEPR, London, UK (2001-2009). Nuno was visiting faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law (2012), Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany (2012), Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies, Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law, Israel (2010), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Business School, Barcelona, Spain (2007), Amsterdam Centre for Law and Economics, Amsterdam University, Netherlands (2006), and George Mason University School of Law (2004).

Nuno Garoupa received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of York, UK (1998), also holds an LLM from the University of London, UK (2005), M.Sc. Economics from Queen Mary College, University of London, UK (1994), and BA Economics (Licenciatura) from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal (1992). His post-doc training took place at the Harvard Law School (1999 and 2000) under Steve Shavell, UC Berkeley Law School (2000) under Bob Cooter and Dan Rubinfeld, and Stanford Law School (1998) under Mitch Polinsky. His doctoral advisor at Queen Mary College, University of London and University of York was Hugh Gravelle.

Nuno has a long established research interest in the economics of law and legal institutions and comparative judicial politics. He is currently the President of the Spanish Association of Law and Economics (2017-2020). He has served as Vice-President of the European Association of Law and Economics (2004-2007), Member of the Boards of the International Society for New Institutional Economics (2006-2009) and Latin American and Caribbean Law and Economics Association (2009-2011), and co-editor of the Review of Law and Economics (2004-2010) and International Review of Law and Economics (since 2012). He is a member of the Comparative Law and Economics Forum (since 2003).

Main Publications:

Nuno Garoupa, O Governo da Justiça, FFMS and Relógio d’Água, 2011.

Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg, Judicial Reputation: A Comparative Theory, University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Nuno Garoupa, Carlos Gómez Ligüerre and Lela Mélon, Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma, Routledge, 2017.



About my research, you should check my page with Selected Works and Texas A&M (both include updated CV). You can download many of my research articles at SSRN. You can also find here my Latest Publications.



You can find my regular blogging (in Portuguese) at Destreza das Dúvidas & Insónias.



About my op-eds (mostly in Portuguese), you should check Media List.