Visiting Scholars

Website: Berkeley Law Visiting Scholars Program 

Senior Visiting Scholars

Research Focus

Hillary Greene (Fall 2013 – Spring 2014)
Professor of Law
University of Connecticut, School of Law
Antitrust / competition policy, intellectual property (patent law emphasis), and First Amendment law.
Dr. Ao (Allan) Yu (Spring 2013 – Fall 2013)
Senior Researcher and Lecturer
School of Economics, Sichuan University
Sichuan, China
Corporate governance and law & economics

Toshiaki Takigawa (Fall 2012 – Spring 2013)
School of Law, Kansai University
Osaka, Japan

Antitrust law and international economic law
Andrés Roemer (Spring 2012 – Spring 2013)
Ph.D. in Public Policy
University of California, Berkeley
President of Poder Cívico A.C.
Mexican journalist/writer, TV host and media consultant, political analyst, and philanthropist
Mexico public policy analysis, public sectors performance assessment, and media impact on politics.
Iraj Babaei (Fall 2010 – Spring 2012)
Professor of Law and Political Sciences
Allameh Tabatabaii University
Tehran, Iran
Law and economic development, tort law, Islamic law, contract law, and insurance law.
Zhang Xiaoping (Fall 2010 – Spring 2011)
Law School, Central University of Finance and Economics
Beijing, China
Economic analysis in civil law context, international environmental law.
Tim Friehe (Spring 2011)
Assistant Professor, University of Konstanz, Germany
PhD. in Economics, Eberhard Karls University of Tubingen
MBA, Temple University, PA
Competition policy and law & economics
Osmar Lannes, Jr. (Fall 2010 – Spring 2011)
Ph.D. in Economics
Fundação Getúlio Vargas
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Specialist, Economic Policy Analysis, Office of the Legislative Counsel and Policy Guidance in Brazil
Analysis of economic impacts of legislative propositions.


Visiting Student Researcher Research Focus
Luiz Marcelo Berger (Spring 2011 – Spring 2012)
Lecturer / Attorney at Law
Ph.D. candidate, UFRGS Management School Federal University
Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Develops an agent based model to exam the emergent properties due to public enforcement of Criminal Law
Heiko Liesegang (Spring 2011)
Ph.D. candidate, Ruhr University
Bochum School of Law, Germany
Civil Law  and Commercial Law; Antitrust – economics analysis of vertical price manintenance
Urska Petrovcic (Spring 2011 – Fall 2011)
Ph.D. candidate, European University Institute
European Competition Law


Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Law
and Economics – Visiting Researcher
Research Focus
Felice Simonelli (Spring 2011)
Ph.D. student in Law and Economics Industrial and Financial Research Group (GRIF)
“Fabio Gobbo” LUISS “Guido Carli” University, Italy
Industrial organizatioin, business economics, transportation economics, regulation, competition, management.
Anne-Marie Schoonbeek (Spring 2011)
B.S. Economics,  Financial Economics and Law
Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Development economics
Siddhartha (Sid) Garg (Spring 2011)
LLB, Amity Law School, India
Environmental Law